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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 47-49

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia, Meckel's diverticulum and malrotation in a 3-month-old infant


1 Department of Neonatology, Dolphin Children's Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
2 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Dolphin Children's Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Correspondence Address:
Laxman Basani
Dolphin Childrens Hospital, 17-87, Road No 1, Kamalanagar, Chaitanyapuri, Hyderabad - 500 060, Telangana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.181708

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Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a common developmental anomaly that usually presents in the neonatal period. It is known to be associated with cardiac, renal, genital and chromosomal anomalies. Late presentation of CDH (beyond 1-month of age) is seen in 13% of the cases. Malrotation is reported in 42% of CDH cases. We report a case of a 3-month-old infant with concurrent CDH, Meckel's diverticulum and malrotation. This is the first case report of such an association in an infant.


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