Formation of a sliding hiatus hernia

A hiatal or hiatus hernia occur when the upper part of the stomach protrudes into the thorax as a result of diaphragm weakness or tear. Two types of hiatal hernia exist; - Sliding hiatus hernia (95%)in which the junction of gastroesophageal is lifted on top diaphragm with part of the stomach. - Rolling hiatus hernia (5%)this type is less common.

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