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Case Report: Late Presentation of a Case of Traumatic Left Sided Diaphragmatic Hernia

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 6)

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Page : 88-90

Keywords : diaphragmatic hernia; defect;

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An injury that involves laceration/penetration/Blunt trauma may result in herniation of the abdominal viscera in to the thorax which may or may not have been associated with eventration of the diaphragm is typically said to be a case of diaphragmatic hernia. Blunt traumatic diaphragmatic injuries are a result of a rapid increase in the intra-abdominal pressure during the anterior impact that causes a blow out of the diaphragmatic tissue. Here we present to you a case of poly trauma of a 32-year old male patient who presented to the surgery OPD with complaints of breathlessness on exertion post trauma after 2 months.

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