Open Access Maced J Med Sci. 2019 Jun 14;7(11):1818-1820. doi: 10.3889/oamjms.2019.465. eCollection 2019 Jun 15.
An Atypical Presentation of a Strangulated Bochdalek Hernia in a 60-Year-Old Man.
Bochdalek hernia is a type of congenital diaphragmatic hernia(CDH), which more commonly affects children. Congenital left diaphragmatichernias, such as Bochdalek, rarely occur in adults. Most such cases do not present any symptoms.
Here, we report the case of a 60-year-old male with a left-sided Bochdalek diaphragmatic hernia, who presented with abdominal pain and dyspnea. The patient was successfully treated by laparoscopic approach.
The 60-year-old male patient had left-sided BH and was successfully cured by the laparoscopic approach.