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Hiatal hernia. Endoscopic view of a hiatal hernia (gastro-oesophageal prolapse), seen from above. A hernia is the protrusion of an organ, or the fascia of an organ, through the wall of the cavity that normally contains it. In hiatus hernia (Mallory-Weiss syndrome) the stomach pushes up into the oesophagus (gullet).
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