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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • 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.