The most common type of diaphragmatic hernia. It is defined by herniation of slippage of the stomach into the chest cavity. In larger hernias, other organs like the colon may also herniate. most do not cause symptoms and no bulge is felt. It can cause reflux, difficulty swallowing and vomiting.
A rare type of a congenital diaphragmatic hernia through the anterior foramen of morgagni. It usually does not cause symptoms and is an anterior defect. Most commonly, fat and the colon herniate through.
A rare type of diaphragmatic hernia that is usually posterior. Most commonly fat herniates through but can also have the spleen and kidney herniate.