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Title: Obstructed Morgagni's hernia.
Authors: Gangopadhyay, A N
Upadhyaya, Vijai D
Gupta, D K
Sharma, S P
Issue Date: 5-Dec-2007
Citation: Gangopadhyay AN, Upadhyaya VD, Gupta DK, Sharma SP. Obstructed Morgagni's hernia. Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 2007 Dec; 74(12): 1109-10
Abstract: Morgagni's Hernia is the direct herniation of the intra-abdominal organs through the anterior retrocostoxiphoid diaphragmatic defect. We are presenting a case of obstructed Morgagni's hernia in a five-year-old child. Who presented with colicky abdominal pain, distention of upper abdomen, vomiting with constipation of three days duration.. Morgagni hernia is a rare disease even rarer in pediatric age group, and is usually diagnosed incidentally; presentation of this disease with obstruction had been reported in adult but not in children.
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