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Hiatal hernia

Introduction: Hiatal hernia

Description of Hiatal hernia

Hiatal hernia (medical condition): Hernia of the stomach through the diaphragm...more »

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Hiatal hernia: hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm.
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Hiatal hernia: 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.
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Hiatal hernia: Related Topics

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Hiatal hernia as a Disease

Hiatal hernia (medical condition): See Hiatal hernia (disease information).
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Hiatal hernia: Related Diseases

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Hiatal hernia: Article Excerpts

When an organ pokes out past the muscle wall that is supposed to hold the organ in place, you have a hernia. A hiatal hernia... (Source: excerpt from Hiatal Hernia: NIDDK)

When an organ pokes out past the muscle wall that is supposed to hold the organ in place, you have a hernia. A... (Source: excerpt from Hiatal Hernia: NIDDK)

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Hiatal hernia: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Hiatal hernia

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The following terms can be used for Hiatal hernia

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Hierarchical classifications of Hiatal hernia

The following list attempts to classify Hiatal hernia into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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  • hernia,herniation
  • rupture
  • harm,hurt,injury,trauma
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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