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Hernias, Diaphragmatic, Congenital MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Hernias, Diaphragmatic, Congenital
Tree Number(s)
C16.131.433
C23.300.707.960.500.116
Unique ID
D065630
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D065630
Scope Note
Protrusion of abdominal structures into the THORAX as a result of embryologic defects in the DIAPHRAGM often present in the neonatal period. It can be isolated, syndromic, nonsyndromic or be a part of chromosome abnormality. Associated pulmonary hypoplasia and PULMONARY HYPERTENSION can further complicate stabilization and surgical intervention.
Entry Term(s)
Agenesis of Hemidiaphragm
Bochdalek Hernia
Bochdalek Hernias
Congenital Diaphragmatic Defect
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias
Morgagni Hernia
Morgagni Hernias
Morgagni's Hernia
Morgagni's Hernias
Unilateral Agenesis of Diaphragm
Public MeSH Note
2015; see HERNIA, DIAPHRAGMATIC 2010-2014
History Note
2015; use HERNIA, DIAPHRAGMATIC 2010-2014
Date Established
2015/01/01
Date of Entry
2014/06/26
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Hernias, Diaphragmatic, Congenital Preferred
Bochdalek Hernias Narrower
Morgagni Hernias Narrower
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