Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1970;13(6):365-368.
Published online June 30, 1970.
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (Left) Associated with Hypoplaina of the Lung of the Newborn Infant
B.J. Kim, Y. C. Moon, K.J. Kim
Department of Pediatrics, Presbyterian Medical Center, Chun Ju
先天性 橫隔膜脫腸에 隨伴되는 肺發育 不全症
金芳枝, 文泳哲, 金基準
全州예수병원 소아과
This is report of a newborn with pulmonary hypoplasia, associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia, which is very rare. It is one of the emergency case of the neonatal period since the abdominal viscera in the pleural cavity cause severe cardiopulmoary embrassment. A review of the literature, even in recent years, reveals a high mortality of this anomaly, if left untreated. This 2 hour old postmature male infant weighing 4, 600 gm was born at P. M.C hospital after a normal pregnancy and delivery. He showed a huge, left sided, posterolateral hernia (Bochdalek type associated with hypoplasia of the left lung, atelectasis of the right lung, dilatation of the heart marked congestion of the liver, and diverticulum of the jejunum

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