Surgical Research


Strangulated Bochdalek Hernia: A Rare Cause of Bowel Obstruction in Adult

Dossouvi Tamegnon, Frisoni Romain, Adabra Komlan, Amavi AYI, Postillon Agate, Scherrer MarieLorraine, Serradori Thomas, Dosseh David.

Bochdalek hernia is a rare form of diaphragmatic hernia which is infrequently diagnosed in adults and strangulation is the more frequent revelation mode. We report a case of Bochdalek strangulated hernia complicated with bowel obstruction in a 42-years-old female patient. She underwent laparotomy allowing the reduction of the content of hernia in abdomen with primary closure of the defect. The outcome was uneventful.

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