Revista chilena de pediatría
versión impresa ISSN 0370-4106
MALDONADO M, DIEGO y LOPEZ C, RICHARD. Traumatic diaphragmatic hernia: Case-report. Rev. chil. pediatr. [online]. 2007, vol.78, n.1, pp.62-66. ISSN 0370-4106. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0370-41062007000100008.
Background: Traumatic diaphragmatic hernia is rare in children and constitutes a pathology of difficult diagnosis. It is a severity marker of trauma, because it presents high incidence of morbidity and mortality. Objective: To report a case of diaphragmatic hernia secondary to blunt chest-abdominal trauma. Case-report: An 8-years old girl who presented left diaphragmatic hernia and unstable pelvis fracture after being knocked by a car. Days after, she presented chylothorax and left kidney infarction handle with conservative treatment
Palabras clave : traumatic diaphragmatic hernia; diaphragmatic rupture; chylothorax; trauma.