In our patient a buttocks trauma enlarged previous diaphragmatic tear promoting liver dislocation into the thorax and mechanical pancreatitis. This experience suggests that in diaphragmatic hernias surgical repair must always be considered to prevent late complications due to even trivial trauma.

Challenging surgical emergency due to post-traumatic recrudescenze of diaphragmatic hernia leading to hepatotorax and acute necrotic pancreatitis / F. Raveglia, A. Baisi, A. Leporati, A.M. Calati, E. Opocher. - In: INTERACTIVE CARDIOVASCULAR AND THORACIC SURGERY. - ISSN 1569-9293. - 11:Suppl. 1(2010 Aug 15), pp. 33-33. ((Intervento presentato al 18. convegno 18 European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery tenutosi a Valladolid - Spain nel 2010.

Challenging surgical emergency due to post-traumatic recrudescenze of diaphragmatic hernia leading to hepatotorax and acute necrotic pancreatitis

A. Baisi;E. Opocher
2010-08-15

Abstract

In our patient a buttocks trauma enlarged previous diaphragmatic tear promoting liver dislocation into the thorax and mechanical pancreatitis. This experience suggests that in diaphragmatic hernias surgical repair must always be considered to prevent late complications due to even trivial trauma.
Diaphragmatic trauma ; diaphragmatic hernias
Settore MED/21 - Chirurgia Toracica
Settore MED/18 - Chirurgia Generale
European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
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