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Doctor, my chest is deformed….

Rusli, Nur Shafinaz and Syed Abd. Hamid, Syed Abdul Khaliq and Ab. Rahman, Norhafiza and Abd Aziz, Azian and Abdullah, Ahmad Fadzil (2021) Doctor, my chest is deformed…. Malaysian Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 27 (1). pp. 42-45. ISSN 1511-4511

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Congenital chest wall deformities occurred in roughly 1% of children and if asymptomatic are often overlooked and taken lightly. This results in a progressive deformity of the chest and delays in diagnosis of the underlying causes. Complications can also develop from the underlying condition. Chest wall deformities are associated with a number of syndromes and other anomalies including abnormalities of the diaphragm. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) is one of the underlying causes of chest deformity. Congenital Morgagni Hernia (CMH) is a rare form of CDH and consists of 3-5% in all CDH. Many cases were delayed in diagnosis due to the subtle presentation or were incidental findings. The consequence of delay in diagnosis can lead to the onset of complications which carries morbidities and even mortality. We report a case of a child with missed diagnosis of a rare condition Morgagni Diaphragmatic Hernia presenting with chest deformity.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5267/90732
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chest Asymmetry, Asymptomatic Chest Deformity, Morgagni Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Subjects: R Medicine > RD Surgery
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Heatlh. Child health services. Preventive health services for children
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Paediatrics
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Radiology
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Surgery
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Azian Abd. Aziz
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2021 17:46
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2021 16:39
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/90732

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