A 28-year-old male asked:
Had numerous abdomen x rays and ct scan also chest scan and x ray and 2 ultra sound of liver and gallbladder could they have noticed a hiatal hernia?
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Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
Yes, on chest ct : Hiatal hernia should be able to be visualized on a chest ct unless it is very small . It usually wouldn't be visualized on liver/gallbladder ultrasounds. It might be visualized on x rays if it is large enough.
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