Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

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Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

absence of the pleuroperitoneal membrane (usually on the left) or an enlarged Morgagni's foramen which allows protrusion of abdominal viscera into the chest.

Synonym: Bochdalek's hernia.

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