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Journal of Trauma and Injury 2014;27(2):38-42.
Delayed Presentarion of Traumatic Diaphragmatic Rupture
Young Hoon Sul, Jae Young Moon, Kyung Ha Lee, Sang Il Lee, Kwang Sik Cheon, Jun Wan Lee, In Sang Song
1Department of Surgery, Eulji University Hospital, Korea.
2Division of Pulmonology, Department of Internal Medicine, Chungnam National University Hospital, Korea.
3Department of Surgery, Chungnam National University Hospital, Korea. songis@cnuh.co.kr
4Department of Emergency Medicine, Chungnam National University Hospital, Korea.
외상성 횡격막 파열의 지연성 발현
설영훈, 문재영1, 이경하2, 이상일2, 전광식2, 이준완3, 송인상2
을지대학교병원 외과, 1충남대학교병원 호흡기내과, 2충남대학교병원 외과, 3충남대학교병원 응급의학과
Received: 29 March 2014   • Revised: 10 June 2014   • Accepted: 10 June 2014
Traumatic diaphragmatic rupture is quite uncommon and rarely lethal injury. However, delayed presentation between the injury and the diagnosis can cause a life-threatening condition with various complications such as intestinal hernia, obstruction, strangulation, respiratory distress. Here, we present a case of delayed presentation of traumatic diaphragmatic rupture in a 51-year-old man, and then discuss about the clinical implication of delayed presentation of diaphragmatic rupture with a review.
Key Words: Trauma; Diaphragm; Rupture


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