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Chilaiditis Syndrome        A Case Report     By- Dr. Manoj Kumar ‘Arun’        Dr. Rajeev Kumar, and     Dr. Dharm Prakas...
Chilaiditi syndrome isa rare condition whenpain occurs due totransposition of a loopof large intestine (usuallytransverse ...
Visible on plain abdominal X-ray or chest X-ray. Normally thiscauses no symptoms, and this iscalled Chilaiditis sign.
diagnosticChilaiditis sign isinterposition     ofcolon between theliver and the righthemidiaphragm
   First described by Demetrious Chilaiditi in 1910.   The incidence in the general population ranges    from 0.025% to ...
Sign and symptom   Recurrent abdominal pain   Abdominal discomfort   Constipation   Partial obstruction   Nocturnal v...
Diagnosis   Mainly radiological      Plain chest x-ray      USG      CT scan
Treatment   Usually symptomatic.   Surgical-    Transverse colectomy,    Right hemicolectomy, and    Hepatic extraperito...
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  1. 1. Chilaiditis Syndrome A Case Report By- Dr. Manoj Kumar ‘Arun’ Dr. Rajeev Kumar, and Dr. Dharm Prakash Dwivedi
  2. 2. Chilaiditi syndrome isa rare condition whenpain occurs due totransposition of a loopof large intestine (usuallytransverse colon) inbetween the diaphragmand the liver
  3. 3. Visible on plain abdominal X-ray or chest X-ray. Normally thiscauses no symptoms, and this iscalled Chilaiditis sign.
  4. 4. diagnosticChilaiditis sign isinterposition ofcolon between theliver and the righthemidiaphragm
  5. 5.  First described by Demetrious Chilaiditi in 1910. The incidence in the general population ranges from 0.025% to 0.28%. The sex ratio is 4:1, men to women Elder person is more vulnerable. No genetic predisposition
  6. 6. Sign and symptom Recurrent abdominal pain Abdominal discomfort Constipation Partial obstruction Nocturnal vomiting, and Recurrent volvulus involving transverse colon
  7. 7. Diagnosis Mainly radiological Plain chest x-ray USG CT scan
  8. 8. Treatment Usually symptomatic. Surgical- Transverse colectomy, Right hemicolectomy, and Hepatic extraperitonealisation

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