retrosternal hernia

ret·ro·ster·nal her·ni·a

herniation through the sternocostal foramen (foramen of Morgagni), the opening for the superior epigastric vessels; herniation of omentum and intestines may occur.
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(6) It is a retrosternal hernia, covered with a sac in almost all cases.
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