Foramina of Morgagni

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Foramina of Morgagni
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The diaphragm. Under surface. Foramina of Morgagni not labeled, but costal and sternal attachments are visible near top.)
Dorlands/Elsevier f_12/12373319

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

It is named for Giovanni Battista Morgagni.

Pathology

It can be a site of Morgagni's hernia.

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