[Adult Bochdalek hernia with volvulus of the stomach].Kyobu Geka. 2008 Sep; 61(10):877-80.KG
We report a rare case of Bochdalek hernia, congenital posterolateral diaphragmatic hernia with volvulus of the stomach, in an adult A 74-year-old man was admitted to our hospital complaining of sudden abdominal pain and vomiting. Roentgenologic examination of the chest showed air above the left diaphragm, and the mediastinum was displaced to the right. Upper gastrointestinal series revealed volvulus of the stomach in which the pylorus was displaced to the left. The surgical repair was done through left thoracotomy with combining laparoscopy and thoracoscopy without surgical complications, 1 year later the patient is asymptomatic.