. 2021 Oct 12;21(1):364. doi: 10.1186/s12893-021-01357-2. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34641847/
A rare Bochdalek hernia in an adult: a case report
- PMID: 34641847
- DOI: 10.1186/s12893-021-01357-2
Background: Symptomatic Bochdalek hernias are found mainly in infants in respiratory distress and occur rarely in adults.
Case presentation: We report a rare case of Bochdalek hernia associated with developmental abnormalities in an adult who exhibited acute chest pain and dyspnea on exertion.
Conclusions: This case highlights the importance of the differential diagnosis of acute left-sided chest pain and antenatal examination.
Keywords: Adult; Anomaly of intestinal rotation; Bochdalek hernia; Chest pain; Congenital diaphragmatic hernia; Patch repair.
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