is a defect or hole in the diaphragm
that allows the abdominal
contents to move into the chest cavity. Treatment is usually surgical.
The following types of diaphragmatic hernia exist:
Another helpful link is at http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/uvahealth/peds_digest/diaphrag.cfm
- Eren S, Ciris F (2005). "Diaphragmatic hernia: diagnostic approaches with review of the literature". Eur J Radiol 54 (3): 448-59. PMID 15899350.