A rare case of Bochdalek diaphragmatic hernia with concomitant partial situs inversus

Rishabh Jain, Ajay Gujar, Naseem Khan, Lokesh Sreedharan, Tanveer Parvez Shaikh, Roshan Palresha, Chaitanya Burra

Abstract


Congenital diaphragmatic hernias clinically presenting in adulthood are exceedingly rare lesions, mainly left-sided defect (Bochdalek). Bochdalek hernias most commonly manifest during the patient’s first few weeks of life. Diagnosis beyond the first 8 weeks of life is estimated to represent 5-25% of all Bochdalek hernias. Here we have a 32 year old female patient who presented with 10x10 cm diaphragmatic hernia with dextrocardia who was asymptomatic for years.


Keywords


Congenital diaphragmatic hernias, Bochdalek hernia, Morgagni hernia

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