From the case: Sliding hiatus hernia

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Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ 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. ”

Used in the following article:

  • Hiatus hernia - “ Hiatus hernias occur when there is herniation of abdominal contents through the esophageal hiatus of the diaphragm into the thoracic cavity. Epid...”
  • Abdominal hernia - “ Abdominal hernias (herniae also used) may be congenital or acquired and come with varying eponyms. They are distinguished primarily based on locat...”
  • Chest x-ray: circulation (summary) - “ This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Chest x-ray review is a key competency for medical students, junior docto...”

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