Collaborative Hypertext of Radiology
paraesophageal hiatal hernia
"rolling hiatal hernia," "parahiatal hernia"
- 1% of hiatal hernias
- portion of stomach superiorly displaced into the
thorax with the esophagogastric junction remaining
in the subdiaphragmatic position
- cardia in normal position
- herniation of portion of the stomach anterior to esophagus
- frequently nonreducible
- may be associated with gastric ulcer
of lesser curvature at level of diaphragmatic hiatus
Yong H. Hahn, MD - 2 February 1995
Last updated: 1 October 2013
Copyright © 2013, Charles E. Kahn, Jr.