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Hiatal Hernia (cont.)

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Author:P John Simic, MD, FAAEM, Director of Emergency Medical Services, Director of Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics, Providence/Saint Joseph Medical Center.

Editors:Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Ron Fuerst, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of South Carolina College of Medicine; Director, Children's Emergency Center, Children's Hospital of Richland Memorial Hospital.

Last Editorial Review: 8/10/2005

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

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