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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 4/24/2017

Updated by: Michael M. Phillips, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.