Stock Photo: DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA, X_RAY. DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA, X_RAY Diaphragmatic hernia by the fundic region of the stomach. Abdominal x_ray in front view. A diaphragmatic hernia can consist of a hiatal hernia passage of the stomach in the thorax by the hiatus, slit usually emprunted by the esophageus, a congenital diaphragmatic hernia passage of the abdominal organs by an abnormal breach of the diaphragme or a traumatic diaphragmatic passage of the stomach in the thorax by a tear of the diaphragme.