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Chirurg. 1996 Oct;67(10):1050-2.

[Incarcerated diaphragmatic hernia as a sequela of iatrogenic diaphragmatic defect. 2 case reports].

[Article in German]

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  • 1Chirurgische Klinik, St. Claraspital Basel.

Abstract

We describe two cases of iatrogenic adult diaphragmatic hernias with incarceration which occurred postoperatively and led to an acute abdomen. The pathogenesis, clinical findings, the often challenging diagnostics and the therapeutic management of this rare condition are discussed.

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