Hernias are common in patients with osteogenesis imperfecta, but to our knowledge there have been no reports of diaphragmatic hernias in such patients. We describe a patient with osteogenesis imperfecta in whom a diaphragmatic hernia contained a strangulated segment of the splenic flexure of the colon. Resection of the necrotic tissue and transverse colostomy resulted in an uneventful recovery.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Canadian Medical Association Journal|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1984|
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