Massive diaphragmatic hernia causing shortness of breath and abdominal pain

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h5429 (Published 28 October 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h5429
  1. James Michael Forsyth, vascular surgery registrar,
  2. Shariq Sabri, general surgical registrar,
  3. Abduljalil Benhamida, upper gastrointestinal tract consultant surgeon
  1. 1Department of General Surgery, Tameside Hospital, Manchester OL6 9RW, UK
  1. Correspondence to: J M Forsyth jamesforsyth{at}nhs.net

A 42 year old woman presented with chronic shortness of breath and left upper quadrant pain. On chest auscultation bowel sounds were audible …

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