Spontaneous herniation of the lung and diaphragm treated with surgical repair.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

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.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kara, HV; Javidfar, J; D'Amico, TA

Published Date

  • 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 99 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 1821 - 1823

PubMed ID

  • 25952221

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1552-6259

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.06.105


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands