Right-sided bochdalek hernia mimicking pleural effusion: A case report

Prajapati, Vivek Bhanubhai and Madhyastha, Sharath and Acharya, Raviraja and Ramamoorthi, K and Akhila, D and Prajapati, Misha Bhanubhai (2016) Right-sided bochdalek hernia mimicking pleural effusion: A case report. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences, 7 (5). pp. 2803-2806. ISSN 0975-8585

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Abstract

Bochdalek hernia (congenital diaphragmatic hernia) is a phenomena generally seen in early ages of life and rarely in adults. Bochdalek hernia commonly occurs on the left side and rarely on the right side. Patients are generally asymptomatic thus diagnosis may be incidental. Patients may experience gastrointestinal or respiratory symptoms. Chest x-ray may be misleading and thus confirmatory diagnostic test is computed tomography (CT). We present a rare right sided Bochdalek hernia in a 35 year old male that mimicked pleural effusion.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bockdalek hernia; congenital diaphragmatic hernia; adult; pleural effusion.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Community Medicine
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Medicine
Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmacy Practice
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2016 10:45
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2016 10:45
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/147019

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