Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports
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Chronic lung disease is a known morbidity of congenital diaphragmatic hernia repair. Although described as a diffuse lung process, we present a case of localized lobar emphysema in a child with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia repair successfully treated with lobectomy. We aim to describe this unique clinical manifestation, detail the intraoperative findings, and describe the successful postoperative course.
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia; Lobar emphysema; Lobectomy
Medical Specialties | Medicine and Health Sciences | Pediatrics | Surgery
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Scheidler, M. G.
Lobectomy for Acquired Lobar Emphysema Months Following Newborn Repair of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.
Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, 73