Part of the stomach extending above the diaphragm into the chest cavity.
An upwards protrusion of the stomach through the diaphragm wall. It is particularly common in women in their fourth and fifth decades.
hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm
a condition in which a portion of the upper stomach slips through the diaphragm and up into the chest
a condition in which part of the stomach protrudes
an abnormal bulging of a portion of the stomach through the diaphragm
an internal hernia in which the upper part of the stomach protrudes upwards through the opening in the diaphragm through which the
a particular variant of the latter in which the normal passageway through which the esophagus meets the stomach serves as a functional "defect", allowing part of the stomach to periodically "herniate" into the chest
a prolapse of any part of the stomach through the diaphragm into the chest cavity or thorax
a very common condition in which part of the stomach is pushed up through the diaphragm from the abdomen into the chest
Protrusion of part of the stomach through the hiatus of the diaphragm (see hiatus).
A condition in which part of the stomach slides up through the diaphragm into the chest cavity. Although usually symptomlessâ€“when symptoms do occur they are usually due to a weak lower esophageal sphincter (LES) causing heartburn and not to the hiatal hernia itself.
Herniation of a part of the stomach through the oesophageal hiatus, often causing heartburn
The term which describes abnormal mobility of the stomach allowing the junction with the gullet to pass through the opening in the diaphragm into the chest cavity. As a result, the mechanism normally preventing regurgitation of stomach contents into the oesophagus fails, and acid moves up the oesophagus damaging the lining (reflux oesophagitis) and causing burning pain. The hernia may resolve spontaneously and is often present without abnormal acid reflux.
Protrusion of part of stomach through diaphragm at oesophageal entrance.
Hiatus hernia or hiatal hernia is the protrusion (or herniation) of the upper part of the stomach into the thorax through a tear or weakness in the diaphragm.