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Congenital Posterolateral Diaphragmatic Hernia ( Bochdalek Hernia )

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Sugery Han-Yang University College of Medicine
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This hernia, most often referred to as formen of Bochdalek hernia, usually present posteriorly- teriorly through a persistent pleuroperitoneal canal, The majority are found on the left side. Usually there is no sac. The hernia may contain 1iver, colon, and smali intestine on the right. On the left, it may contain stomach, spleen, colon, smallintestine, omentum and even liver. The diaphragmatic defect on the left usually will involve a malrotation of the intestine and duodenal band, We have experienced with one case of Bochdalek hernia for 3 month old male patient, whitch was corrected by interrupted direct suture of diaphragm, and reduction of stomch, colon and spleen. The postoperative course was unevenful, and dicharged Postoperative 7 days later. Now we report one case of Bochdalek hernia with literature review.

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