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Acute herniation through a posterolateral diaphragmatic (Bochdalek) hernia in an adult

Acute herniation through a posterolateral diaphragmatic (Bochdalek) hernia in an adult

Medical Journal of Australia 146(4): 218-220

Acute herniation through a posterolateral diaphragmatic defect is rare. A case is presented in which herniation took place after the sudden inversion of a 16-year old youth. Its aetiology, presentation, diagnosis and treatment are discussed.

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