TITLE

diaphragmatic hernia

AUTHOR(S)
Peters, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p231
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for "diaphragmatic hernia" is presented. It refers to the protrusion of an abdominal structure through the diaphragm muscle into the thorax. Hiatus hernia is the most common form of diaphragmatic hernia.
ACCESSION #
43996905

 

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