Spontaneous herniation of the lung and diaphragm treated with surgical repair.
Lung herniation is rare and is usually caused by blunt trauma, congenital abnormalities of the ribs, or previous thoracic operations. We report a rare case of spontaneous lung herniation in a 72-year-old woman and describe the operative repair.
Kara, HV; Javidfar, J; D'Amico, TA
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