Article Text

PDF

Colopleural fistula due to strangulated Bochdalek hernia in an adult.
  1. M Sinha,
  2. P Gibbons,
  3. S C Kennedy,
  4. H R Matthews
  1. Department of General Surgery, East Birmingham Hospital.

    Abstract

    An elderly patient presented with a right sided pneumothorax due to strangulation of part of the colon through a congenital Bochdalek hernia. Congenital posterolateral diaphragmatic hernia of Bochdalek is rare in an adult and strangulation with pneumothorax has not been reported before.

    Statistics from Altmetric.com

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.