Para-oesophageal hernia


Recurrent vomiting.

Patient Data

Age: 65-year-old
Gender: Female
  • Naso-gastric tube is seen in situ with para-oesophageal hernia.

Case Discussion

There are two types of hiatus hernia (sliding hernia and para-oesophageal hernia). The sliding type is much more common, accounting for 90% of hiatus hernias.The gastro-oesophageal junction is seen above the diaphragm in sliding hernia and below diaphragm in para-oesophageal hernia.

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Case information

rID: 45795
Published: 9th Jun 2016
Last edited: 9th Jun 2016
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