Sliding hiatus hernia

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

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Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

A plain chest radiograph showing a well-defined, rounded lucency in the retrocardiac region, consistent with a sliding hiatal hernia.

Case Discussion

A sliding hiatal hernia is a type of hernia in which part of the stomach, along with the gastroesopahgeal junction, protrudes up through the hiatus.

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Case Information

rID: 22933
Case created: 5th May 2013
Last edited: 15th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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