Congenital diaphragmatic hernia in dizygotic twins

Michinobu Ohno, Yutaka Kanamori, Kaori Sato, Misato Migita, Toshiko Takezoe, Masataka Takahashi, Toshihiko Watanabe, Yasushi Fuchimoto, Shoitiro Amari, Takuya Oshima, Yushi Ito, Rika Sugibayashi, Katsunori Ozawa, Seiji Wada, Haruhiko Sago

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Abstract

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is sometimes seen in siblings but is rarely seen in twins, and five survived cases of CDH in monozygotic or dizygotic twins have been reported in the English literature. Here we report a sixth survived case of CDH in dizygotic twins which was prenatally diagnosed as a very severe type and was successfully treated by our intensive care team composed of obstetricians, neonatologists, surgeons and anesthesiologists.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)114-116
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports
Volume3
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Mar

Keywords

  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • Dizygotic twins
  • Prenatal diagnosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery

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