Bochdaleki hiatal hernia in an eight month old infant - case report

Verica Mišanović, Sabina Terzić, Duško Anić, Kenan Karavdić, Melika Bukvarević, Jasmina Nuhanović, Nedim Begić


The aim of this paper is to report a case of congenital diaphragmatic Bochdalek hernia in eight month old baby with herniation of stomach into thoracic cavity and subsequent postoperative bleeding from right gastroepiploic artery with formation of intraabdominal haemathoma, which was clinically manifested as vomiting and ileus. Multidisciplinary approach (obstetricians, pediatric surgeons and neonatologists) is imperative along with timely diagnosis and treatment.

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