Foramina of Morgagni

Foramina of Morgagni

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Caption = The diaphragm. Under surface. Foramina of Morgagni not labeled, but costal and sternal attachments are visible near top.)

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The foramina of Morgagni (sing.: foramen of Morgagni) are small zones lying between the costal and sternal attachments of the thoracic diaphragm.

Also known as sternocostal (Larrey's) triangleFact|date=April 2008


It is named for Giovanni Battista Morgagni. [WhoNamedIt|synd|293]


It can be a site of Morgagni's hernia.


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