Original article | Volume 24, Article 40, 10 May 2016 | 10.11604/pamj.2016.24.40.9037

Hiatal hernia

Ebaa Samkari, Meshari Alshalawi

Corresponding author: Ebaa Samkari, Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Received: 04 Feb 2016 - Accepted: 06 Feb 2016 - Published: 10 May 2016

Domain: Clinical medicine

Keywords: Hiatal hernia, bronchial asthma, chronic pancreatitis

©Ebaa Samkari et al. Pan African Medical Journal (ISSN: 1937-8688). This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution International 4.0 License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Cite this article: Ebaa Samkari et al. Hiatal hernia. Pan African Medical Journal. 2016;24:40. [doi: 10.11604/pamj.2016.24.40.9037]

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Hiatal hernia

Hiatal hernia

Ebaa Samkari1,&, Meshari Alshalawi1

 

1Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia

 

 

&Corresponding author
Ebaa Samkari, Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia

 

 

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61 years old known case of bronchial asthma, chronic pancreatitis, presented with postprandial epigastric campy abdominal pain and vomiting for one month no history of trauma. Initial evaluation revealed paraesophageal hernia. EGD finding is grade II esophagitis with nodular mucosa and superficial ulceration, Distal part of the funds, body and the Antrum were rolled back into thoracic cavity. Abdominal computed tomography (CT) showed undulating diaphragm and large complex hiatal hernia. The cardia is above the diaphragm. The entire stomach is in the chest, paraesophageal, right and left to esophagus. The patient is symptomatic and surgery done for him.

 

 

Figure 1: abdominal computed tomography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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