SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.44 issue5Granular cell tumor with orbital involvement in a childGorham's disease of scapula and clavicle: case report and two-year follow-up of a rare disorder author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand

Journal

Article

Indicators

Related links

Share


Radiologia Brasileira

On-line version ISSN 1678-7099

Abstract

NAGEM, Rachid Guimarães  and  FREITAS, Henrique Leite. Chilaiditi's syndrome: a case report. Radiol Bras [online]. 2011, vol.44, n.5, pp.333-335. ISSN 1678-7099.  https://doi.org/10.1590/S0100-39842011000500014.

The authors report a case of Chilaiditi's syndrome in a 56-year-old woman. Although this is a benign condition with rare surgical indication, it has great importance for implying surgical emergency in cases where such condition is equivocally diagnosed as pneumoperitoneum. A literature review is performed with emphasis on pathophysiology, diagnostic work-up and treatment of this entity.

Keywords : Chilaiditi's syndrome; Chilaiditi's sign; Acute abdomen; Pneumoperitoneum; Hepatodiaphragmatic space.

        · abstract in Portuguese     · text in English | Portuguese     · English ( pdf ) | Portuguese ( pdf )

 

Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License