Q) What is type III esophageal hernia?
a) Paraesophageal hiatus hernia
b) Sliding hiatus hernia
c) Both sliding and paraesophageal hernia
d) Large part of stomach in the mediastinum with pylorus near the esophageal hiatus
Hiatal hernias are protrusion of stomach through a defect in the esophageal hiatus into the mediastinum.
They are of four types of hiatus hernia
- Sliding - GE junction migrates to the mediastinum and rests superior to the diaphragm.
- Paraesophgaeal - Part of stomach migrates through the esophageal hiatus into the mediastinum with GE junction remaining at its normal position.
- There are IV types of hiatal hernia