TITLE

"Fluid" shift on chest radiography: Bochdalek hernia

AUTHOR(S)
Eun Joo Lee; Sang Yeub Lee
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/18/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 8, pE311
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a healthy 36 year old man with suspicion of pleural effusion found in the chest radiography. The man never had any symptoms of respiratory problem. His examinations showed that he had decreased breath sound and tactile fremitus on the left side of the chest. It also showed dullness occurring on the left side. Computed tomography scan confirmed the formation of hernia due to peritoneal fat forming because of the changes on the left side of the chest.
ACCESSION #
50631666

 

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