Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Bochdalek hernia

Laparoscopic Repair Of Arare Symptomaticgiant Hernia Of Bochdalek In An Adult – A Case Report

Sudarshan.P. B; Agil Selvam; Kumaran. K; ShruthiKamal. V; Sundaravadhanan.B. S

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 8, Pages 3631-3637

The incidence of Congenital Diaphragmatic hernias 1:2000 to 1:12500 amongst all live births. (1,2) It is rare adults with a incidence of 0.17%. (3) Presentation in adults is usually asymptomatic and are detected incidentally during imaging studies.Somepatients present when complications occur. Otherwise when symptoms are present, it is usually more of GI symptoms or rarely with respiratory symptoms. Here we report a case of a 39yr old female patient who presented with respiratory symptoms and had a Left side Bochdalek hernia which was treated successfully by laparoscopic mesh repair. Patient is fine after 1 year of follow-up.