Hiatus hernia

Case contributed by Dr Ayush Goel

Presentation

Epigastric discomfort

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male
X-ray
  • retrocardiac opacity with an air-fluid level 
  • no separate visualization of stomach bubble below the diaphragm

Case Discussion

The findings are highly suggestive of a hiatus hernia. The diagnosis was later confirmed on CT scan (images not available).

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Case information

rID: 62044
Published: 30th Jul 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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