Traumatic Diaphragmatic Hernia or Something Else?

Suhasini Gazula, Nagarjuna Thakur, Narender Kumar, Prashanth G, Shoukatulla Mohammed


Subcutaneous emphysema (SCE) mimicking diaphragmatic hernia on X-ray is hitherto unreported and this case has been presented with the aim to alert the clinician about this unusual presentation of SCE to avert undue panic and initiate appropriate evaluation and management. This case also reemphasizes the importance of a thorough clinical examination, which probably could have revealed the subcutaneous emphysema earlier.


Subcutaneous emphysema, Diaphragmatic hernia

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