Published: 2022-08-24

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia in neonate with migrating spleen

Shivani R. Chaudhary, Vaidehi J. Bhuva


A case of full-term neonate with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a potentially severe anomaly wherein a diaphragmatic defect allows intrathoracic herniation of intra-abdominal contents. CDH is usually accompanied by pulmonary hypertension which worsens the prognosis. In our case, the newborn doesn't develop pulmonary hypertension and timely surgical intervention and accurate post-operative care gave the expected outcomes.


CDH, Migrating spleen, Open repair

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