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Hiatal hernia - x-ray

Hiatal hernia - X-ray

Overview

This x-ray shows the upper portion of the stomach protruding through the diaphragm (hiatal hernia).

Update Date 2/27/2016

Updated by: Debra G. Wechter, MD, FACS, general surgery practice specializing in breast cancer, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.