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Hiatus hernia: is a protrusion of the upper part of the stomach into the thoracic cavity through a tear or weakness in the diaphragm, the most common type being sliding hiatus hernia. See detailed information below for a list of 23 causes of Hiatus hernia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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When an organ pokes out past the muscle wall that is supposed to hold the organ in place,... (Source: excerpt from Hiatal Hernia: NIDDK)
STOMACH herniation located at or near the diaphragmatic opening for the ESOPHAGUS, esophageal hiatus. When the ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION is above the DIAPHRAGM, it is called a SLIDING HIATAL HERNIA. When the ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION is below the DIAPHRAGM, it is called a PARAESOPHAGEAL HIATAL HERNIA.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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