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Laparoscopic repair of adult Bochdalek's hernia
  1. Musharraf Husain,
  2. Firdoos Farooq Hajini,
  3. Pavitra Ganguly,
  4. Syed Bukhari
  1. Department of Surgery, HIMSR, New Delhi, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Musharraf Husain, drmhusain1{at}


Bochdalek's hernia is a type of congenital diaphragmatic hernia occurring in approximately 1 in 2200–12 500 live births. It is considered to be extremely rare in adults and poses a diagnostic challenge. We present a case of a young man who was diagnosed as a case of congenital Bochdalek's hernia and underwent laparoscopic mesh repair.

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