Bochdalek hernia

Bochdalek hernia
a congenital diaphragmatic hernia due to failure of closure of the pleuroperitoneal hiatus (foramen of Bochdalek). Called also foramen of Bochdalek h., parasternal h., and retrosternal h. See illustration.

Bochdalek hernia in an infant, with right lung compression, cardiomediastinal shift, left lung hypoplasia, and visceral herniation through the diaphragmatic defect.

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  • Bochdalek hernia — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 31492 ICD10 = ICD9 = ICD9|553.3 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = A Bochdalek Hernia is one of two forms of a congenital diaphragmatic hernia (the other,… …   Wikipedia

  • Bochdalek hernia etc. — Boch·da·lek hernia, etc. (bokґdah lek) [Vincent Alexander Bochdalek, Czech anatomist, 1801–1883] see hiatus pleuroperitonealis and plexus dentalis superior, and see under hernia and valve …   Medical dictionary

  • foramen of Bochdalek hernia — Bochdalek h …   Medical dictionary

  • Hernia — Classification and external resources Frontal chest X ray showing a hernia of Morgagni ICD 10 K …   Wikipedia

  • hernia de Bochdalek — hernia diafragmática congénita. Desplazamiento del contenido abdominal en la cavidad torácica a través de un defecto del diafragma radiografía [véase] Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos..… …   Diccionario médico

  • Bochdalek's foramen — is a defect in the diaphragm normally posterior lateral. It is formed by the incomplete closure of the pericardioperitoneal canals by the pleuroperitoneal membrane. The existence of this foramen might cause a congenital diaphragmatic hernia,… …   Wikipedia

  • Hernia diafragmática congénita — Clasificación y recursos externos CIE 10 Q79.0 CIE 9 756.6 OMIM 1 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hernia — A general term referring to a protrusion of a tissue through the wall of the cavity in which it is normally contained. More specifically, a hernia often refers to an opening or weakness in the muscular structure of the wall of the abdomen. This… …   Medical dictionary

  • Bochdalek — Vincent A., Czechoslovakian anatomist, 1801–1883. See B. foramen, B. ganglion, B. gap, foramen of B. hernia, B. muscle, B. valve, flower basket of B …   Medical dictionary

  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia — Classification and external resources Morgagni s hernia seen on an X thorax. ICD 10 Q …   Wikipedia

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