Paraesophageal hiatus hernia

Case contributed by Dr Farzad Pirzad


Postprandial chest pain and epigastric pain.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female

Large mediastinal mass. 

  • the entire stomach has herniated into the lower chest leading to an "upside-down stomach"
  • stomach is not obstructed
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Case information

rID: 9797
Published: 24th May 2010
Last edited: 23rd Sep 2015
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