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Effort rupture of the diaphragm.
  1. B el Nakadi,
  2. P Vanderhoeft
  1. Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hôpital Erasme, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium.


    Effort rupture of the diaphragm is rare and accounts for only 1% of all diaphragmatic injuries. A 23 year old patient with bilateral rupture that followed sudden movement is described.

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