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Hiatus hernia

Introduction: Hiatus hernia

Description of Hiatus hernia

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

See also:

Hiatal hernia:
  »Introduction: Hiatal hernia
  »Symptoms of Hiatal hernia
  »Causes of Hiatal hernia
  »Tests for Hiatal hernia
  »Treatments for Hiatal hernia

Hiatus hernia: hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Hiatus 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.
Source: Diseases Database

Hiatus hernia: Related Topics

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Hiatus hernia as a Disease

Hiatus hernia: Another name for Hiatal hernia (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Hiatal hernia
  »Symptoms of Hiatal hernia
  »Causes of Hiatal hernia
  »Treatments for Hiatal hernia

Hiatus hernia: Related Diseases

Hiatus hernia: Hiatus hernia is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Hiatus hernia

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Symptoms of Hiatus hernia (Hiatal hernia)

Some of the symptoms of Hiatus hernia incude:

Treatments for Hiatus hernia (Hiatal hernia)

Treatments for Hiatus hernia (Hiatal hernia) include:

Treatment of Hiatus hernia: For more treatment information about Hiatus hernia, see treatment of Hiatal hernia (Hiatus hernia)

Hiatus hernia: Article Excerpts about Hiatal hernia

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

Hiatus hernia as a Symptom

Hiatus hernia (symptom): is a protrusion of the upper part of the stomach into the thoracic cavity...more »

Hiatus hernia (symptom): See Hiatus hernia (symptom information).

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Hiatus hernia: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Hiatus hernia:

Source: Diseases Database

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Broader terms for Hiatus hernia

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Hierarchical classifications of Hiatus hernia

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

WordNet 2.1

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

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