Chiladiti syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda

Presentation

Chronic right upper quadrant abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male
CT

Anterior placement of the colon to the liver reaching the under-surface of the right hemidiaphragm. It is one of the common causes of pseudopneumoperitoneum. A small gallbladder stone is noted. Associated bibasal pneumonic consolidations and pleural reactions are seen.

Case Discussion

Pain distinguishes Chilaiditi syndrome from asymptomatic colonic interposition, which is termed as Chilaiditi sign.

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Case information

rID: 49778
Case created: 3rd Dec 2016
Last edited: 4th Dec 2016
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