Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia is a defect in the diaphragm. The diaphragm, which is composed of muscle and other fibrous tissue, separates the organs in the abdomen from those in the chest. Abnormal development of the diaphragm before birth leads to ...1

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Symptoms of Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Symptoms: The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) provides the following list of features that have been reported in people with this condition. Much of the information in the HPO comes from Orphanet, a European rare disease database. Signs and Symptoms

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Causes of Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Cause: Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) can occur as an isolated finding, as part of a genetic syndrome or chromosome abnormality, or as part of a complex but nonsyndromic set of findings.[3] Currently, about 15%-20% of individuals with CDH ...2

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Causes List for Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Some possible causes of Congenital diaphragmatic hernia or similar disorders may include:3

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Types of Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Some of the types of this condition may include:4 Types of Congenital diaphragmatic hernia:

  • Central diaphragmatic hernia
  • Morgagni diaphragmatic hernia
  • Posterolateral diaphragmatic hernia
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Genetics of Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Genetic Changes: Congenital diaphragmatic hernia has many different causes. In 10 to 15 percent of affected individuals, the condition appears as a feature of a disorder that affects many body systems, called a syndrome. Donnai-Barrow syndrome, Fryns syndrome, and ...5

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Names and Terminology

Other Names for This Condition

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References

  1. Source: GHR (NLM/NIH): ghr.nlm.nih.gov/ condition/ congenital-diaphragmatic-hernia
  2. Source: GARD (NIH): rarediseases.info.nih.gov/ diseases/ 1481/ congenital-diaphragmatic-hernia
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  5. Source: GHR (NLM/NIH): ghr.nlm.nih.gov/ condition/ congenital-diaphragmatic-hernia
  6. ibid.

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