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1 April 1993 Hiatal Hernia in a Harbor Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena)
Craig Stephen
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We observed the displacement of the first compartment of the stomach through the diaphragmatic hiatus into the thoracic cavity in an immature harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena). This hiatal hernia, coupled with a severe pneumonia, contributed to the emaciation and death of the animal.

Stephen: Hiatal Hernia in a Harbor Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena)
Craig Stephen "Hiatal Hernia in a Harbor Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena)," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 29(2), 364-366, (1 April 1993). https://doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-29.2.364
Received: 6 February 1992; Published: 1 April 1993
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Cetacean
Harbor porpoise
hernia
hiatus
Phocoena phocoena
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