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What are the different types of hiatal hernia?

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There are two main types of hiatal hernias: sliding and paraesophageal (next to the esophagus).

From: Hiatal Hernia WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

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Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on August 7, 2019

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National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

National Institutes of Health.

Merck .

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on August 7, 2019

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