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diaphragmatic malformations

Wednesday 15 December 2004

Types

- fusion defects of the diaphragm (diaphragmatic defects)

  • diaphragm agenesis
    • complete diaphragm agenesis (complete absence of diaphragm)
    • partial diaphragm agenesis
    • hemidiaphragm agenesis
  • posterolateral defects of the diaphragm (defects)
  • parasternal defects of the diaphragm (Morgagni)
  • eventration of the diaphragm
  • defect of the septum transversum

- defects of the esophageal hiatus

  • congenitally enlarged esophageal hiatus
  • hiatal hernia
  • congenital short esophagus

- failure of complete muscularization

  • pericentral diaphragmatic hypoplasia

- accessory diaphragm

Case records

- Case 10143

See also

- congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Portfolio

  • Bilateral diaphragmatic hernia in malformative syndrome
  • Bilateral diaphragmatic hernia in malformative syndrome
  • Bilateral diaphragmatic hernia in malformative syndrome
  • Bilateral diaphragmatic hernia in malformative syndrome
  • Bilateral diaphragmatic hernia in malformative syndrome