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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 37, Issue 12, pp 620–622 | Cite as

Diaphragmatic hernia following blunt trauma in a child

  • Raj Kumar
Case Reports

Summary

A nine-year old boy successfully treated for an acute diaphragmatic hernia resulting from blunt trauma is presented. The clinical features, diagnosis and management of this rare condition are briefly reviewed.

Keywords

Diaphragmatic Hernia Blunt Trauma Visceral Injury Left Chest Traumatic Rupture 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • Raj Kumar
    • 1
  1. 1.Bhilai

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