Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Case Report Volume 8 Issue 3

Never Say Never Again……. An Unusual Cause of Respiratory Distress in a Toddler

Deepa Elizabeth Mathew1, Radhakrishnan Satheesan2, Jonathan Mathew John3, Harish Kumar S4 and Cheri Mathews John5*

1DCH, FRCPCH, Consultant Paediatrician, Apollo Speciality Hospital, Vanagaram, Chennai, India
2FACS, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Apollo Children’s Hospital, Chennai, India
3Medical Student, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, India
4DMRD, Consultant Radiologist, Kovai Medical Centre, Coimbatore, India
5DCH, FRCPCH, Consultant Paediatrician, Angels Speciality Clinic, Chennai, India

*Corresponding Author: Cheri Mathews John, DCH, FRCPCH, Consultant Paediatrician, Angels Speciality Clinic, Chennai, India.

Received: February 15, 2024; Published: February 24, 2024

Abstract

Most cases of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) are usually diagnosed during the fetal anatomy scan in the second or third trimester. The late-presenting CDH represents a considerable diagnostic challenge. We describe the presentation in a toddler who attended ER with vomiting. It is important for ER physicians and junior paediatric trainees to consider the possibility of a delayed presentation of CDH in every child presenting with respiratory distress and radiography suggestive of a viscous or cystic lesion within the hemithorax.

 Keywords: Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia; Delayed Presentation

References

  1. Sridhar AV and Nichani S. “Late presenting congenital diaphragmatic hernia”. Emergency Medicine Journal2 (2004): 261-262.
  2. Kitano Y., et al. “Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Study Group. Late-presenting congenital diaphragmatic hernia”. Journal of Pediatric Surgery12 (2005): 1839-1843.
  3. Yamamoto H and Parikh DH. “An unusual late presentation of a congenital diaphragmatic hernia”. Pediatric Surgery International 12 (2005): 1021-1022.

Citation

Citation: Cheri Mathews John., et al. “The Neonates' Body Length and Body Weight in Two Different Periods of Time”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 8.3 (2024): 112-113.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2024 Cheri Mathews John., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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