Journal of Minimally Invasive Surgical Sciences

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Synchronous Morgagni and Bochdalek Hernias: A Case Report of a Unique Approach to a Rare Finding

Avraham Schlager 1 , Adekemi Egunsola 1 , * and Megan M. Durham 1
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1 Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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  • Journal of Minimally Invasive Surgical Sciences: May 01, 2016, 5 (2); e33974
  • Published Online: June 6, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: February 12, 2016
  • Revised: May 14, 2016
  • Accepted: May 20, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/minsurgery-33974

To Cite: Schlager A, Egunsola A, M. Durham M. Synchronous Morgagni and Bochdalek Hernias: A Case Report of a Unique Approach to a Rare Finding, J Minim Invasive Surg Sci. 2016 ; 5(2):e33974. doi: 10.17795/minsurgery-33974.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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