DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia [DOID:3827]

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a congenital malformation (birth defect) of the diaphragm. The most common type of CDH is a Bochdalek hernia; other types include Morgagni's hernia, diaphragm eventration and central tendon defects of the diaphragm. Malformation of the diaphragm allows the abdominal organs to push into the proper lung formation.

Synonyms:  congenital diaphragmatic hernia,  DOID:3827,  Diaphragmatic Hernia,  Diaphragmatic hernia,  Hernia - diagphragmatic ...