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pleuroperitoneal

 [ploor″o-per″ĭ-to-ne´al]
pertaining to the pleura and peritoneum.

pleur·o·per·i·to·ne·al

(plūr'ō-per'i-tō-nē'ăl),
Relating to both pleura and peritoneum.

pleuroperitoneal

/pleu·ro·peri·to·ne·al/ (-per″ĭ-to-ne´al) pertaining to the pleura and peritoneum.

pleur·o·per·i·to·ne·al

(plūr'ō-per'i-tō-nē'ăl)
Relating to both pleura and peritoneum.

pleuroperitoneal

pertaining to the pleura and peritoneum.

pleuroperitoneal canal
an embryonic, transient canal venting pleural and peritoneal cavities.
pleuroperitoneal hernia
herniation of abdominal viscera through a pleuroperitoneal hiatus defect.
pleuroperitoneal hiatus defect
faulty closure of the pleuroperitoneal canals by the embryonic diaphragm.
pleuroperitoneal membrane
folds of tissue which extend into the peritoneal cavity of the developing embryo and participate in the separation of the pleural and peritoneal cavities.
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The reasons for the left localization dominance are; the liver can prevent herniation on the right side, and the pleuroperitoneal ductus closes early on the right side [12,13].
4) This discovery is in contrast to ELS, which are frequently found in neonates and are associated with other congenital anomalies such as pleuroperitoneal hernias and gastrointestinal fistulas in greater than 50% of cases.
22) In refractory cases, surgery can be performed to ligate the thoracic duct, (23) either in the thorax or in the abdomen, or to establish a pleuroperitoneal shunt.
Pleuroperitoneal shunts in the management of persistent chylothorax.