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Diaphragmatic hernia. Coloured X-ray of a section through a patient's abdomen, showing a gastric diaphragmatic hernia. A hernia is the protrusion of an organ or tissue through an abnormal opening. In this case, a defect or hole in the diaphragm has allowed the abdominal contents to move into the chest cavity. Treatment is usually surgical.
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