Parahiatal hernia with gastric obstruction in a child

Anindya Chattopadhyay, Bhanu Prakash, Vijayakumar, Yoga Nagendhar

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Abstract

Parahiatal hernia refers to herniation of abdominal viscera into the chest adjacent to an intact hiatus. Spontaneously occurring parahiatal herniae are extremely rare. We report a 4-year-old boy who presented with intermittent vomiting and had such a hernia, where the herniated stomach had undergone partial volvulus. He was symptom-free after surgical repair.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-108
Number of pages2
JournalIndian Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume22
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 01-05-2003
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Gastroenterology

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    Chattopadhyay, A., Prakash, B., Vijayakumar, & Nagendhar, Y. (2003). Parahiatal hernia with gastric obstruction in a child. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, 22(3), 107-108.