Right-sided Bochdalek hernia in an adult: a case report

  title={Right-sided Bochdalek hernia in an adult: a case report},
  author={Elina Laaksonen and Seppo O Silvasti and Tapio Hakala},
  booktitle={Journal of medical case reports},
INTRODUCTION Bochdalek hernia is a type of congenital diaphragmatic hernia that typically presents in childhood - the clinical manifestation of symptoms and diagnosis in adults is extremely rare. There are fewer than 20 cases of right-sided Bochdalek hernia reported in adults in the literature. CASE PRESENTATION We review a case of a 38-year-old woman with a right-sided Bochdalek hernia who was experiencing abdominal pain and pleural effusion. The diagnosis of Bochdalek hernia was made by… CONTINUE READING


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