Case Report

Late-Onset Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia; Report of Three Cases


  • Fatih Çelmeli
  • Atiye Nil Palancı
  • Murat Şahin
  • Eylem Ulaş Saz
  • Doğa Türkkahraman

Received Date: 23.10.2014 Accepted Date: 23.02.2015 J Pediatr Res 2015;2(2):105-108

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a congenital anomaly characterized by developmental defect of the diaphragm in the intrauterine period. Late onset CDH is defined as the CDH that presents after the first month of age. Here, we report three cases with late-onset CDH presenting with a variety of clinical manifestations, and who were treated successfully by surgery.

Keywords: Late onset, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, children

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