Hiatus and Bochdalek hernias

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Cough and fevers ?Pneumonia.

Patient Data

Age: 88
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

No focal consolidation. Posterior right basal opacity. Cardiomegaly without overt oedema or pleural effusions. Unfolded thoracic aorta. Small hiatus hernia with an air fluid level.

Modality: CT

Comparison with prior CT confirms the hiatus hernia and demonstrates right basal opacity is a Bochdalek hernia. 

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Case Information

rID: 30279
Case created: 31st Jul 2014
Last edited: 6th Aug 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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