Hiatus hernia simulating lung sequestration

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Breath shortness

Patient Data

Age: Child
Gender: Male

A radio-opacity projected over the right cardio-phrenic angle. The right cardio-phrenic angle is preserved.

Upper gastrointestinal contrasted fluoroscopy demonstrates the gastroesophageal junction and gastric fundus are displaced above the esophageal hiatus.

Case Discussion

Hiatus hernia simulating chest pathology such as lung sequestration.

Case of Prof. Saeed Rad, Tabriz, Iran.

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Case information

rID: 23556
Published: 23rd Jun 2013
Last edited: 13th Jun 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included