Home|Journals Follow on Twitter| Subscribe to List

Directory for Medical Articles

Open Access

Case Report

Natl J Med Res. 2013; 3(1): 83-84

Isolated Case of Chilaiditi Syndrome

Hitendra K Desai, Prakash V Chauhan, Bharat C Rathva, Rajesh D Patel, Rajnish R Patel.

Chilaiditi syndrome is a rare condition when pain occurs due to transposition of a loop of large intestine in between the diaphragm and the liver, visible on plain abdominal X-ray or chest X-ray. Such case can be without any symptoms or can be presented with abdominal pain, vomiting, anorexia, constipation, flatulence or air swallowing. Patient has feeling of pressure in upper abdomen when upright.
The occurrence (incidence) of it on abdominal or chest X-rays is around 0.1% but it can be up to 1% in series of older adults. It has also been reported in children. During our clinical practice we encounter a interesting case of Chilaiditi syndrome. Here we are presenting a case of 18 yr old male patient who developed chilaiditi syndrome with mild symptoms and signs of sub acute intestinal obstruction.

Key words: Free gas under diaphragm, chilaiditi syndrome, bowel perforation.

Share this Article

American Journal of Research in Medical Sciences


ScopeMed Home
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
Author Tools
eJPort Journal Hosting
About ScopeMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Scopemed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Database Service for Scientific Publications. Copyright ScopeMed Information Services.
Scopemed Buttons