Sliding hiatus hernia

Case contributed by Dr Colin-John Perrins


Acute epigastric pain and vomiting, especially following large meals. White blood cells, inflammatory markers and serum lipase where normal.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male

Widened esophageal hiatus is seen with dilated distal esophagus containing gastric contents

Case Discussion

In this case, the hiatus hernia was the cause of the patient's abdominal pain and vomiting on a background of reflux and vomiting following large meals.

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Case information

rID: 57906
Published: 22nd Jan 2018
Last edited: 16th Sep 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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