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Where is a Retrocardiac hiatal hernia Is it in the esophagus

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Where is a Retrocardiac hiatal hernia ? Is it in the esophagus near the heart or in the heart's plumbing?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chauhan replied 8 years ago.

Hello & Welcome to Just Answer,

Retrocardiac hiatal hernia is the type which goes behind the heart, within the gap between the heart and the vertebral column.

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