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nbme16/Block 1/Question#15 (3.2 difficulty score)
A full-term female newborn develops ...
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia🔍

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In congenital diaphragmatic hernia, there is a herniation of the intestines through the diaphragm (usually on the LEFT SIDE - more common side). You'll hear bowel sounds in the thorax and the "cystic-appearing areas" are the bowels.