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There are several types of congenital diaphragmatic hernia:

  • hernia through the foramen of Morgagni, typically on the right
  • hernia through the foramen of Bochdalek, typically on the left
  • hernia through a deficiency within the whole central tendon
  • hernia through a congenitally large oesophageal hiatus

Last reviewed 01/2018

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