Retracted: Diagnostic Dilemma of a Diaphragmatic Hernia

  • Salman Yahya Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Pakistan
  • Sonia Zafar Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Pakistan
  • Hafsa S. Babar Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer hospital and Research Centre, Pakistan
Keywords: Esophagectomy, Diaphragmatic hernia

Abstract

Diaphragmatic hernia post esophagectomy is a rare complication but a reality in its existence. It is typically difficult to diagnose but highly depends on keeping high index of suspicion. In our case report, the young male who underwent esophagectomy for esophageal carcinoma, remained disease free and stable in his 9 months follow up, suddenly presented in the emergency department with the symptoms of shortness of breath, chest pain, vomiting and tachycardia. The case was typically complicated by the initial treatment given for acute ischemia and cardiogenic shock. Radiological findings proved to be helpful and turning point in the diagnosis and overall management.

Author Biographies

Salman Yahya, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Pakistan

Resident doctor in the department of Anesthesia and Pain Management.

Sonia Zafar, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Pakistan

Resident doctor in the department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management

Hafsa S. Babar, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer hospital and Research Centre, Pakistan

Resident doctor in the department of Radiology.

Published
2018-09-17
How to Cite
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Yahya S, Zafar S, S. Babar H. Retracted: Diagnostic Dilemma of a Diaphragmatic Hernia. J Cancer Allied Spec [Internet]. 2018Sep.17 [cited 2021Jul.31];4(3). Available from: https://journals.sfu.ca/jcas/index.php/jcas/article/view/327