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Laparoscopic Repair of Morgagni Hernia: Three-Case Presentation and the Literature

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Introduction. Morgagni hernia is a rare form of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Case Presentation. We present three cases of Morgagni hernia with GI symptoms treated by laparoscopic surgery. Discussion. Hernial sac was excised in two cases and left in situ in one case. There was no recurrence in symptoms after 30 months from surgery.

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Thoracic CT scan. Stomach filled by contrast in right hemithorax.
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fig1: Thoracic CT scan. Stomach filled by contrast in right hemithorax.

Mentions: An 80-year-old woman came to our hospital with chief compliant of cough, dyspnea at rest, and orthopnea since two weeks before admission. She also had vomiting after heavy meals, generalized vague abdominal pain, dysphagia, regurgitation, epigastric fullness, constipation, and sweating. Clinical exam and diagnostic imaging including CXR and spiral thoracoabdominal CT scan were compatible with Morgagni hernia (Figure 1).


Laparoscopic Repair of Morgagni Hernia: Three-Case Presentation and the Literature
Thoracic CT scan. Stomach filled by contrast in right hemithorax.
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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fig1: Thoracic CT scan. Stomach filled by contrast in right hemithorax.
Mentions: An 80-year-old woman came to our hospital with chief compliant of cough, dyspnea at rest, and orthopnea since two weeks before admission. She also had vomiting after heavy meals, generalized vague abdominal pain, dysphagia, regurgitation, epigastric fullness, constipation, and sweating. Clinical exam and diagnostic imaging including CXR and spiral thoracoabdominal CT scan were compatible with Morgagni hernia (Figure 1).

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

ABSTRACT

Introduction. Morgagni hernia is a rare form of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Case Presentation. We present three cases of Morgagni hernia with GI symptoms treated by laparoscopic surgery. Discussion. Hernial sac was excised in two cases and left in situ in one case. There was no recurrence in symptoms after 30 months from surgery.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus