Most common site of Morgagni hernia is?
a. This rare anterior defect of the diaphragm is variably referred to as Morgagni’s, retrosternal, or parasternal hernia.
b. It is characterised by herniation through the foramina of Morgagni which are located immediately adjacent to the xiphoid process of the sternum
c. The foramen of Morgagni hernia occurs in the anterior midline through the sternocostal hiatus of the diaphragm, with 90% of cases occurring on the right side.
d. The majority of hernias occur on the right side of the body and are generally asymptomatic; However newborns may present with respiratory distress at birth similar to Bochdalek hernia.
e. Recurrent chest infections and gastrointestinal symptoms have been reported in those with previously undiagnosed Morgagni's hernia.
f. In asymptomatic individuals laparoscopic surgical repair is still recommended as they are at risk of a strangulated intestine.