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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 461-463

An atypical case of right-sided bochdalek hernia in an adult


1 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, St Michael's Medical Center, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
2 Department of Internal Medicine, St Michael's Medical Center, Newark, NJ 07102, USA

Correspondence Address:
Hamid Shaaban
Department of Hematology and Oncology, St Michael's Medical Center, Newark, NJ 07102
USA
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DOI: 10.4103/2249-4863.148152

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Bochdalek hernias are usually congenital in nature and normally present after birth. However, in rare cases, these hernias are present in adulthood. We report an unusual case of a posttraumatic right-sided Bochdalek hernia found incidentally in an adult and treated successfully with conservative management.


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