Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 13, Issue 6, pp 342–343 | Cite as

Epicardial oesophageal duplication with hiatal hernia in a case of Turner's syndrome

  • O. Tamburrini
  • B. Cigliano
  • S. Cucchiara
  • G. Esposito
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The authors of this paper report the first case of epicardial oesophageal duplication causing hiatal hernia in a patient afflicted with Turner's syndrome, and they discuss its possible etiology.

Key words

Oesophageal duplication Hiatal hernia Turner's syndrome Gastro-oesophageal reflux 


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© Springer-Verlag 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Tamburrini
    • 1
  • B. Cigliano
    • 2
  • S. Cucchiara
    • 3
  • G. Esposito
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, 2nd Faculty of MedicineUniversity of NaplesItaly
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric Surgery, 2nd Faculty of MedicineUniversity of NaplesItaly
  3. 3.Department of Pediatrics, 2nd Faculty of MedicineUniversity of NaplesItaly

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