Diaphragmatic hernia

Case contributed by Rania Adel Anan



Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

The transverse colon and splenic flexure are seen herniating into the left hemithorax through an anteromedial defect in the left hemidiaphragm (measuring about 6 cm). There is associated mild cardiac contralateral shift. 

Case Discussion

The patient underwent CT chest for exclusion of COVID 19 viral pneumonia.

Diaphragmatic hernia was discovered incidentally. 

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