Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)Created OnMay 7, 2020Last Updated OnMay 7, 2020byadmin You are here: Main Radiology Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) < All Topics Table of Contents One of the most common non-cardiac fetal intrathoracic anomalies. Mostly detected either soon after birth or on antenatal ultrasound. Neonates usually have persistent fetal circulation due to pulmonary hypoplasia and pulmonary hypertension Chest X-Ray Opacification of part / all the hemithorax (typically left sided), with indistinct diaphragm Scaphoid abdomen Deviation of lines Endotracheal tube Nasogastric tube Umbilical arterial and venous catheter AP view of the chest in a patient with CDH), shows herniation of bowel loops into the left hemithorax, with a shift of the heart and mediastinum to the right side, along with the deviation of nasogastric tube. *Some of the image photo is taken from web, we do not own this, it’s for knowledge sharing purpose.

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