DAVID M. MARTIN, MD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DAVID M. MARTIN, MD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Stomach hernia. Gastroscope (endoscope) view of a hiatal hernia, a type of hernia that occurs when a portion of the stomach protrudes through the diaphragm. This is a retroflexed (bent backwards) view, which looks up from the stomach at the hernia. The endoscope (black) is seen passing through the junction between the oesophagus and stomach.
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