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HK J Paediatr (New Series)
Vol 20. No. 1, 2015

HK J Paediatr (New Series) 2015;20:37-40

Case Report

Coexistence of Diaphragm Eventration and Thoracic Ectopic Kidney

O Ozturk, Y Yildiz, M Igde, BG Oksuz


Diaphragm eventration is partial or complete elevation of the diaphragm as a result of failure of muscular development. While diaphragm eventration has no symptoms in some cases, it may also cause life threatening problems. Thoracic ectopic kidney is a rare anomaly and usually does not produce symptoms. A 4-month-old male patient who has diaphragm eventration with left ectopic thoracic kidney was described in this case report.

Keyword : Diaphragm; Ectopic kidney; Eventration; Thorax

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