Diaphragmatic Hernia: Definition, Causes & Types


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What is a diaphragmatic hernia?

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1. How many types of diaphragmatic hernias are there?

2. When does a congenital diaphragmatic hernia occur?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is a diaphragmatic hernia? Find out how familiar you are with these hernias and their causes by making it through the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following topics:

  • Types of diaphragmatic hernias there are
  • The meaning of a diaphragmatic hernia
  • Possible causes of congenital diaphragmatic hernias
  • When a congenital diaphragmatic hernia occurs

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a likely cause of an acquired diaphragmatic hernia
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on diaphragmatic hernias
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of diaphragmatic hernias

Additional Learning

To learn more, use the lesson called Diaphragmatic Hernia: Definition, Causes & Types. This lesson helps you:

  • Figure out where the diaphragm is located
  • Define hernia
  • Compare and contrast the different types of diaphragmatic hernias