Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Case contributed by Dr Ritu Lokhande

Presentation

Patient for second trimester scan (21/40).

Patient Data

Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Gastric bubble is seen in thorax, posterior to cardia.

Case Discussion

Case shows herniation of stomach into the thorax, probably through a posterolateral diaphragmatic defect, termed as Bochdalek hernia.

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Case information

rID: 16398
Published: 16th Jan 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Obstetrics
Tag: crop
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included