The most common associated malformations were cardiac pathologies (4) and pectus carinatum (2) whereas there was also one from each subsequent pathology; Chilaiditi syndrome
, thymoma, hydrocephaly, gastroesophageal reflux and corrected hiatal hernia.
Colonic interposition between the liver and left diaphragm-management of Chilaiditi syndrome
: a case report and literature review.
is a rare disease in which the bowel (usually transverse colon or hepatic flexure) or the small intestine is found interposed in between the diaphragm and the liver, and was first described in 1910 by the Greek radiologist Demetrius Chilaiditi.
Computed tomography (CT) scan showed interposition of the colon or small bowel in the hepatodiaphragmatic space, known as Chilaiditi syndrome
, and a mass lesion with an undefined margin surrounding the perihilar region (Figure 1a).
This case report presents a patient who was admitted to the emergency department with complaints of respiratory distress and abdominal pain and then diagnosed with Chilaiditi syndrome
is a rare condition in which there is radiographic evidence of colonic interposition between the liver and the diaphragm or abdominal wall, resulting in clinical symptoms .
* Chilaiditi syndrome
. * Morgagni hernia, bochdalek hernia, and diaphragmatic hernia.
Accompanied by clinical symptoms mostly related to the gastrointestinal tract, the entity is known as Chilaiditi syndrome
in the differential diagnosis of renal colic.
as a cause of respiratory distress.
is rare, often challenging to diagnose and difficult to treat.
Regarding Chilaiditi syndrome
, all the following statements are correct except: