Bochdalek hernia: A rare case report of adult age

  title={Bochdalek hernia: A rare case report of adult age},
  author={Yusuf Yağmur and Ebral Yiğit and Mehmet Babur and Serdar Gumuş},
  booktitle={Annals of medicine and surgery},
INTRODUCTION Bochdalek hernia is the most common type of congenital diaphragmatic hernia and constitutes 85% of cases. Bochdalek hernia (BH) in adults is extremely rare. We present a BH case in an adult patient and discuss the literature. PRESENTATION 22-year-old female patient with abdominal pain, occasional cramps, dysphagic problems, constipation, shortness of breath and choking for about 2 years applied to our clinic. DIAGNOSIS A defect about 5 cm in the left hemidiaphragm posterior… CONTINUE READING