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Surgical Anatomy
September 2002

September 2002

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Copyright 2002 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2002

Arch Surg. 2002;137(9):1028. doi:10.1001/archsurg.137.9.1028

There are 2 types of diaphragmatic hernia: Bochdalek (posterolateral), more common on the left than the right; and Morgagni, or anterior parasternal hernia.

Source: Blackbourne LH, Fleischer KJ, eds. Advanced Surgical Recall. Baltimore, Md: Williams & Wilkins; 1997:850.