Hiatus hernia

Case contributed by Dr Safwat Mohammad Almoghazy


Follow-up of a known case of ovarian cancer with an incidental finding of a hiatus hernia.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

A large sliding hiatus hernia containing fundus and body of the stomach.

Tiny calcified hepatic granuloma in segment 4b, otherwise unremarkable liver.

Case Discussion

The stomach fundus is displaced >2 cm above the diaphragm in a retrocardiac location representing an incidental, asymptomatic, large hiatus hernia. This represents the much more common, sliding form.

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Case information

rID: 56020
Published: 11th Nov 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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