Phrenic hernia

Case contributed by Dr M Osama Yonso


Cough, fever, dyspnea and burping.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

Bronchovascular marks with opacity near the right heart border.

There are intestenal shadwos in the lower part of the left lung,pressing the lung and  shifting the heart to the right.

Chest x-ray two weeks later

Repeat x-ray after 2 weeks of antibiotic treatment, there is regressing of the inflammatory signs, but the signs of phrinc hernia are still present  with multiple air-fluid levels.

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Case information

rID: 22126
Published: 13th Mar 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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