International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Surgery | Bulgaria | Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021

A Rare Case of Symptomatic Bochdalek Hernia in 58-Years-Old Male

Vladislav Stoyanov | Veselina Ivanova

Abstract: Bochdalek hernia in adults is rare. It can be found accidentally or when it is symptomatic. It‘s a congenital defect of posterolateral part of the diaphragm and may contain diferent abdominal organs like stomach, omentum major, spleen, small or large intestine. The most commonly used diagnostic methods are CT, MRI, barium swallow test of upper GI, gastroduodenoscopy. Open surgery or mini-invasive surgical methods can restore the congenital defect. Depends on the size of the hernia, plastic recontruction of the diaphragm can be done or using of two-component meshes. After surgery the prognosis is ussualy favorable.

Keywords: Bochdalek hernia, diaphragmal hernia, congenital

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021,

Pages: 384 - 386

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