Paraesophageal hiatus hernia

Case contributed by Dr Petralli Carlo Lucius E


72-year-old male with diffuse pain in the epigastric region.


Large para-esophageal hiatus hernia with reversal of the greater and lesser curves of the stomach (impressive of organo-axial volvulus). 

Case Discussion

Classification of diaphragmatic herniae:

  • esophagus hiatus
  • Morgagni-Larrey
  • Bochdalek
  • traumatic
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Case information

rID: 11081
Case created: 15th Oct 2010
Last edited: 26th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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