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Hiatal Hernia (cont.)

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hiatus hernia, esophageal hiatus hernia, hiatal hernia with GERD, gastroesophageal reflux disease, GERD, strangulated hiatal hernia, diaphragm, esophagus, herniation, entrapment of upper stomach, sliding hiatal hernia, fixed hiatal hernia, barium swallow, endoscopy, esophageal cancer,hiatal hernia, digestive system anatomy

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A hiatal hernia occurs when a portion of the stomach prolapses through the diaphragmatic esophageal hiatus.

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