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HUMAN PHENOTYPE - ANNOTATIONS

The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) is downloaded weekly from http://compbio.charite.de/hudson/job/hpo/lastStableBuild/artifact/ontology/release/hp.obo. The file downloaded is considered the "last stable build" available for the ontology. For more about the HPO, view their website at http://www.human-phenotype-ontology.org/.

Term:Hiatus hernia
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Accession:HP:0002036 term browser browse the term
Definition:The presence of a hernia in which the upper part of the stomach, i.e., mainly the gastric cardia protrudes through the diaphragmatic esophageal hiatus.
Comment:A tendency for the upper part of the stomach to herniate into the thorax because of a weakness of the esophageal hiatus, which is the hole in the diaphragm through which the esophagus passes. Hiatus hernia can be asymptomatic or can lead to acid reflux symptoms (heartburn).
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Hiatal hernia;   Stomach hernia
 xref: MEDDRA:10020028 "Hiatus hernia";   SNOMEDCT_US:84089009;   UMLS:C3489393



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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the musculoskeletal system 0
        Abnormality of connective tissue 0
          Hernia 0
            Hiatus hernia 0
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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the digestive system 0
        Abnormality of the gastrointestinal tract 0
          Abnormal gastrointestinal tract morphology 0
            Abnormal stomach morphology 0
              Hiatus hernia 0
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