Diaphragmatic Hernia
affects up to 1 in 4000 births, commonly L sided
loops of bowel in chest, displacement of mediastinum
often diagnosed on antenatal ultrasound scan
present with respiratory distress
Features - reduced air entry, displaced apex beat + heart sounds
management —> large NG tube + suction, surgical correction
high mortality due to pulmonary hypoplasia

Diaphragmatic Hernia

  • affects up to 1 in 4000 births, commonly L sided
  • loops of bowel in chest, displacement of mediastinum
  • often diagnosed on antenatal ultrasound scan
  • present with respiratory distress
  • Features - reduced air entry, displaced apex beat + heart sounds
  • management —> large NG tube + suction, surgical correction
  • high mortality due to pulmonary hypoplasia
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