Q True about bochdalek hernia
a) It is common on the right side
b) Females are affected most
c) It is the commonest diaphragmatic hernia
d) Not associated with other birth defects
It is a common congenital diaphragmatic hernia and its incidence is more than Morgagni hernia
85% cases on the left side and the contents include stomach.
Lung hypoplasia is on the affected side which affects the prognosis. Babies may require prolonged ventilation
Males are affected more than females.
Treatment is by direct suture apposition or mesh hernioplasty.