Focal diaphragmatic hernia

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Abnormal pre-operative chest X-ray. No past history of trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

A focal defect of the right hemidiaphragm at the midline with herniation of a part of the hepatic dome.

Note hepatic veins variants: 2 right / 2 middle hepatic veins / 1 left accessory hepatic vein.

Case Discussion

A focal diaphragmatic hernia could be of congenital or traumatic origin.

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Case information

rID: 60921
Published: 11th Jun 2018
Last edited: 12th Jun 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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