Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Case contributed by Dr Valentinos Charalambous


One day history of suspected interval abdominal pain and bloody stool. Intussusception?

Patient Data

Age: 3 months
Gender: Male

Abdominal ultrasound report: No signs of intussusception.

Colon contrast enema


Herniation of the bowel loops into the left thoracic cavity with associated mediastinal shift to the right.

Case Discussion

Findings are compatible with Bochdalek hernia.

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