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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).

Review Date 11/26/2017

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, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.