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Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

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Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

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The Association of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research, Advocacy, and Support
Visitor Comments [Support Groups]
CHERUBS was founded in 1995 to support families of children born with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) and to research possible causes and better treatments for CDH.  Currently, CHERUBS has over 1900 members in 35 countries and all 50 states ...

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
The Family Village, August 27, 2007
Visitor Comments [for Professionals mainly]
We are unaware of any discussion forums specifically for the diagnosis. However, there are several forums that may be of interest to parents of children with disabilities or special health care needs regardless of diagnosis.

Diaphragm, Unilateral Agenesis of Diaphragmatic Defects
Victor A. McKusick, OMIM, Johns Hopkins University, August 25, 2006
Visitor Comments [for Professionals mainly]
Passarge et al. (1968) reported unilateral agenesis of the diaphragm in a brother and sister … autosomal recessive hypothesis 'cannot be rejected' ...

Fryns Syndrome
Victor A. McKusick, OMIM, Johns Hopkins University, February 9, 2006
Visitor Comments [for Professionals mainly]
Diaphragmatic Hernia, Abnormal Face, and Distal Limb Anomalies …

What is a Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)?
Fetal Care Center of Cincinnati, January 2005
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia is a defect in the diaphragm of the fetus. The diaphragm is the muscle and tissue that separate the chest and abdominal cavities. In Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, abdominal organs push into the chest cavity (or herniate), compressing the developing lungs. This results in severe pulmonary hypoplasia (arrested development of the lungs), causing the lungs to remain below normal in size and underdeveloped...

Fetal Therapy--Ethical Considerations
American Academy of Pediatrics, May 1999
Decisions by pregnant women concerning fetal diagnostic and therapeutic interventions clearly involve considerations as to what is best for the fetus … Fetal therapy poses a potential conflict between the pregnant woman's own best interests, and her (and others') perception of the best interests of her fetus ...

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Program
Children's Hospital Boston, 2007
The Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Program offers a multidisciplinary approach to the care and follow-up treatment of children with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) …

Diaphragmatic hernia repair (congenital)
MedlinePlus, National Library of Medicine, June 7, 2006
includes a hold in the large dome-shaped muscle that separates the chest cavity from the abdomen (diaphragm), allowing the abdominal organs to pass into the chest cavity … interferes with breathing.

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Texas Pediatric Surgical Associates

Hernia, Diaphragmatic
Victor A. McKusick, OMIM, Johns Hopkins University, November 13, 2007
... 17 reports dealing with familial congenital diaphragmatic hernia and concluded that multifactorial inheritance is most likely ...

Diaphragmatic Defects, Limb Deficiencies, and Ossification Defects of Skull
Victor A. McKusick, OMIM, Johns Hopkins University, March 28, 1996
Autosomal recessive syndrome in 4 successive fetuses … from a healthy nonconsanguineous couple. Both prenatal and postnatal findings were reported … Malformations included diaphragmatic defects, hypoplastic lungs, omphalocele, limb deficiencies, syndactyly of toes, and ossification defect of the skull ...

Hernia, Anterior Diaphragmatic
Victor A. McKusick, OMIM, Johns Hopkins University, April 13, 1994
… A family in which 2 brothers and their maternal uncle had congenital, anterior diaphragmatic hernia ...

Diaphragmatic Hernia, Exomphalos, Absent Corpus Callosum, Hypertelorism, Myopia, and Sensorineural Deafness
Victor A. McKusick, OMIM, Johns Hopkins University, August 21, 2007
... 2 unrelated patients … child had iris coloboma and retinal detachment ...

Diaphragmatic hernia
Charles E. Kahn, Jr., CHORUS, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2006

Hernie Diaphragmatique
Visitor Comments [Support Groups] [French]

Hernie diaphragmatique - anomalies des membres
Visitor Comments [French]

Fryns Syndrome de
Visitor Comments [French]
… Le syndrome de Fryns est une maladie congénitale se transmettant sur le mode autosomal récessif. Il est caractérisé par une hernie diaphragmatique, un facies …Fryes syndrome de … anomalie appareil urinaire … anus anomalie … canal arteriel … cardiopathie congenitale … cils absents/clairsemes … hydrocephalie … intestin malrotation/duplication … microphtalmie … omphalocele.

Stichting hernia diafragmatica
De Stichting Hernia Diafragmatica is opgericht in 1993
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Last Updated: 2008/1/07


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