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Open Access Hérnia diafragmática direita tardia associada a hepatotórax - relato de caso com revisão da literatura Hight diaphragmatic hernia with hepatothorax - case report and literature review

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INTRODUÇÃO: Lesões diafragmáticas traumáticas ainda permanecem como um grande desafio diagnóstico na sala de emergência. Essas injúrias são entidades incomuns cujos diagnósticos passam despercebidos, resultando em hérnias diafragmáticas crônicas, podendo evoluir para estrangulamento. RELATO DO CASO: Paciente com injúria diafragmática direita tardia associada a hepatotórax diagnosticada três anos após o trauma original. O comprometimento respiratório e dor abdominal em quadrante superior foram os principais sintomas que levaram à investigação diagnóstica. Ele foi manejado através de laparotomia e o defeito fechado mediante reparo primário, sem o uso de telas. Não houve complicações no pós-operatório, com alta após seis dias. CONCLUSÃO: As hérnias diafragmáticas tardias associadas a hepatotórax são raras. Estudos radiográficos e tomografias computadorizadas são os métodos de escolha para o correto diagnóstico. Tanto a toracotomia quanto a laparotomia podem ser realizadas para o reparo cirúrgico.
INTRODUCTION: Traumatic diaphragm lesions still remain problematic in diagnosis and handling. CASE REPORT: Patient with diaphragmatic hernia had the diagnosis made three years after car accident. At admission, he was with abdominal pain and respiratory distress. Submitted to image investigation, had the diagnosis done of a diaphragm herniation. Laparotomy revealed liver and adjacent viscera into the thorax and a diaphragm defect of 15 cm. The defect was closed without the use any mash. There was no complications and in an outclinic assistance, one year later, he was asymptomatic. CONCLUSION: Diaphragmatic herniations are rare entities. Image examination is indicated and can do correct diagnosis in all cases. Laparotomy or thoracotomy must be use in defect reparation.
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Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: January 1, 2009

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