Morgagni hernia

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[edit] Discussion

  • Much less common than Bochdalek hernias
  • Occurs in the anterior midline through the sternocostal hiatus of the diaphragm,
  • 90% of cases occurring on the right side.

[edit] Imaging Findings

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  • Features vary depending on the contents of the hernia.
  • Most often the hernia contains omentum, liver, or colon.

[edit] Images

Patient #1: Mass adjacent to heart seen on routine pre-employment chest x-ray

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