Child with reflux
Publication Date: 20130331
This radiograph of a child with symptoms of reflux was taken after a nasogastric tube was placed and used to administer contrast. An abnormality was discovered.
- Can you identify the abnormality?Left lower lobe pneumonia
Incorrect. Try another answer.Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
Correct! The stomach, which is full of contrast, is within the left hemithorax.Lung tumor
Incorrect. Although this child does not have a tumor, there is something in the chest that should not be there.Cardiac malformation
Incorrect. The cardiac silhouette and vessels on this radiograph are normal. Echocardiogram would be required to further evaluate cardiac abnormalities.