f9488a8cf8 Although these are some factors that contribute to a Bochdalek hernia, it does not take all variables into account. A Bochdalek hernia is a congenital abnormality in which an opening exists in the infants diaphragm, allowing normally intra-abdominal organs (particularly the stomach and intestines) to protrude into the thoracic cavity. Caracas-Venezuela. ^ Klein, Jaquier M. For example, in each case there could be genetic and or environmental condition(s) that can add to the probability of this birth defect.. 2007 . Your browser doesn't accept cookies.
8 Feb. Cookies are required to use this site. Bochdalek hernia "Bochdalek", at lumbocostal triangle, labeled in bottom left (Captions in German.) Classification and external resources Specialty medical genetics ICD-10 Q79.0 ICD-9-CM 756.6 DiseasesDB 31492 [edit on Wikidata] . First, the diagnosis will vary depending on whether the Bochdalek hernia was found during fetal development or after birth. Archived 2009-10-31. Gorodetsky. The doctors can also take an ultrasound of the heart (echocardiogram) to evaluate the health of the heart. One way to determine if a baby does in fact have a Bochdalek hernia, would be to have a pediatrician perform a physical on the infant.