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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.429-433
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: No


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.