Türkan Dübüş1, Erdal Kaleli2

1İstanbul Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Göğüs Cerrahisi, İstanbul, Türkiye
2İstanbul Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Genel Cerrahi, İstanbul, Türkiye


Traumatic rupture of the diaphragm is a rare clinical problem occurring in approximately 0.8–1.6% of patients hospitalized after blunt trauma. Diagnosis is difficult in the early period and leads to delayed presentation of the problem. Therefore, this problem should be kept in mind after blunt trauma. In this article, we report a case of left diaphragmatic rupture with stomach and colon herniation diagnosed on the seventh day

Keywords: Blunt trauma, diaphragmatic rupture, herniation