DEXTROCARDIA ASSOCIATED WITH LEFT HEMIDIAPHRAGMATIC EVENTRATION

Authors

  • Tahir Saeed
  • Tariq Saeed Mufti

Abstract

A rare case of dextrcardia in association with eventration of left hemidiaphragm  who failed to  thrive is presented. Growth retardation could not be attributed to these congenital anomalies.

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