Group B Streptococcal Septicemia and Delayed-Onset Diaphragmatic Hernia: A New Clinical Association

M. C. Harris, W. B. Moskowitz, W. D. Engle, H. Rosenberg, J. Templeton, S. Kumar

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An infant with group B streptococcal septicemia had a course that was prolonged due to the occurrence of delayed-onset congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Thirteen comparable cases were identified. Since group B streptococcal sepsis and diaphragmatic hernia on the right are both infrequent events, their association may constitute a significant clinical entity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)723-725
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Diseases of Children
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1981


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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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