Bochdalek hernia features (mnemonic)

A helpful mnemonic for remembering the features of a Bochdalek hernia is:

  • 5 Bs


  • B: Bochdalek
  • B: big
  • B: back and medial, usually on the left side
  • B: baby
  • B: bad (associated with pulmonary hypoplasia)
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rID: 956
Section: Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • BBBBB (mnemonic)

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