Bochdalek hernia in adulthood: an unusual presentation and diagnostic dilemma.

Abstract

Bochdalek diaphragmatic hernia is one of the most important surgically correctable causes of respiratory distress in the newborn. Delayed presentation in adult life is uncommon. We present a case of a 46-year-old, multigravida Kashmiri woman, who was misdiagnosed earlier and treated for pulmonary tuberculosis. Diagnosis was established pre-operatively by… (More)

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@article{Lone2001BochdalekHI, title={Bochdalek hernia in adulthood: an unusual presentation and diagnostic dilemma.}, author={Gh Nabi Lone and Shahab Ahmed Syed and Tasneem. Ahmad and Susan Zaide}, journal={The Indian journal of chest diseases & allied sciences}, year={2001}, volume={43 4}, pages={227-30} }