Right Sided Bochdalek Hernia with Ureteric Involvement – A Case Report and Review of Management Options
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Comments: The Discussion illustrates the origin, possible incidence of Bochdalek hernia providing, relevant literature to guide clinicians in managing the challenging and rare condition of the disease. This also explains that the uncomplicated patients without objective evidence of obstructive decline in renal function, or sepsis can be managed conservatively with imaging and blood test follow-up without intervention.
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Comments: This case report presents an elderly patient with symptoms mimicking an acute abdomen, which revealed as Bochdalek hernia (BH) associated with herniation of right ureter. This report further explains the complexities associated with the diagnosis and management of BH with ureteric involvement and deranged renal function.
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Corresponding AuthorShruthi Ashwin Sridhar
Department of General Surgery, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Article TypeCase Report and Review of the Literature
Publication historyReceived: Tue 01, Dec 2020
Accepted: Wed 16, Dec 2020
Published: Fri 25, Dec 2020
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