Unusual x ray image

Nallapeta, Nagashree; Webb, Rachel Delyth; Mathur, Shipra
May 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;May2007, Vol. 92 Issue 5, p433
Academic Journal
The article presents a chest x-ray of a 2 1/2-month-old boy who presented with a history of cough and onset of breathlessness and decreased feeding. The x-ray revealed a big hyperlucent area in the left hemi-thorax with mediastinal shift to the right. Late presentation of congenital diaphragmatic hernia poses considerable diagnostic challenge.


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