Morgagni hernia: An unexpected cause of respiratory complaints and a chest mass

Soylu H., Koltuksuz U., Kutlu N., Sarihan H., Sen Y., Ustun N., ...More

PEDIATRIC PULMONOLOGY, vol.30, no.5, pp.429-433, 2000 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRIC PULMONOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.429-433


Morgagni hernia (MH) is the least common type of congenital diaphragmatic hernias. Although its course is often asymptomatic, it may be associated with various respiratory and gastrointestinal symptoms. We describe 7 children with MH during a 5-year period in three pediatric centers in Turkey.