Approximately 100 to 150 reports of adult Bochdalek hernia can be found in the world literature. The majority of these cases are incidental, asymptomatic.
Introduction. Bochdalek hernia is a type of congenital diaphragmatic hernia that primarily manifests in children. It is rare in adults and accounts.
Bochdalek hernias in adulthood are rare. Symptomatic Bochdalek hernias in adults are rarer, but may lead to fatal complications. Patients with acute gastric.
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and characteris- tics of adult Bochdalek's hernia in a large patient population.
Bochdalek hernias usually present in neonates with respiratory failure, need to be operated early and are associated with a high mortality. We describe an adult .