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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.


    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.

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