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2007-04-25-10 Diaphragmatic hernia, left sided © Sanchez www.thefetus.net/
Diaphragmatic hernia, left sided

Marcos Antonio Velasco Sanchez, MD; Joel Ruiz Habana, MD; Elias Rivero Hernandez, MD; Arely Valtierra Mendoza, MD; Yaneli Ramirez Cabarera, MD.

Clinica Medica De Jesus, Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca. Escuela De Medicina - Universidad Autonoma De Guerrero. Hospital General S. S. A. Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico. Instituto Mexicano de Diagnostico Por Imagen, Acapulco, Mexico.

 

Case report

This is a 47-year-old woman (G2P1) with unremarkable history scanned at 34+5 weeks of gestational age. The ultrasound investigation showed left-sided diaphragmatic hernia. These are some of the images we obtained.

Images 1, 2. Transverse gray-scale (image 1) and color Doppler (image 2) images at the level of the heart showing stomach in the thoracic cavity.

 

Images 3, 4. Sagittal gray-scale (image 3) and color Doppler (image 4) images through the thorax showing the stomach protruding into the thoracic cavity.

 

 

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