Jeune thoracic dystrophy with right sided diaphragmatic hernia

Indian J Pediatr. 2005 Mar;72(3):269.


Jeune thoracic dystrophy is a rare autosomal recessive chondrodysplasia, first described by Jeune et al in 1955. Early death is usually the consequence of asphyxia with or without pneumonia. Here is reported a newborn with Jeune thoracic dystrophy and a right-sided diaphragmatic hernia.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Abnormalities, Multiple*
  • Asphyxia Neonatorum / etiology*
  • Fatal Outcome
  • Hernias, Diaphragmatic, Congenital*
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Male
  • Osteochondrodysplasias / complications*
  • Thorax / abnormalities*