Delayed presentation of diaphragmatic hernia as acute intestinal obstruction due to an old penetrating trauma: a rare case report

Prakash Biswas, Neha Yadav, Rachith Sridhar, P. K. Bhatia, Binoy Patel


Acquired diaphragmatic hernias (ADH) are uncommon following penetrating thoraco-abdominal injuries. This is a case report of ADH with bowel obstruction following an old penetrating abdominal trauma without any signs and symptoms of respiratory distress.



Acquired, Bowel, Diaphragmatic, Hernia

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