Quiz: Hiatus Hernia
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Hiatus hernia is an abnormal bulging of a portion of the stomach through the diaphragm, the sheet of muscle separating the chest cavity from the abdomen. While the cause is usually unknown, which of the following increases the risk of developing hiatus hernia?

  • A.

    Being a frequent user of antacids

  • B.

    Being a smoker

  • C.

    Being male

  • D.

    Having high blood pressure (hypertension)

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