subphrenic


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Related to subphrenic: subphrenic space, coloclysis

subphrenic

 [sub-fren´ik]
beneath the diaphragm; called also subdiaphragmatic.

sub·di·a·phrag·mat·ic

(sŭb'dī-ă-frag-mat'ik),
Beneath the diaphragm.

subphrenic

/sub·phren·ic/ (sub-fren´ik) beneath the diaphragm.

subphrenic

[-fren′ik]
Etymology: L, sub + Gk, phren, diaphragm
pertaining to the area under the diaphragm.

subphrenic

beneath the diaphragm.
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There is levocardia but with situs anomaly of the subphrenic organs including central, left-dominant liver, and right-sided stomach and spleen (with polysplenia).
1) Uncommon complications described in the literature include subphrenic abscess, small-bowel perforation with secondary formation of a cerebrospinal-enteric fistula, untreatable CSF ascites, migration of the shunt tip to distant locations such as the intrathoracic or subphrenic areas, protrusion of the shunt from the anus and pseudocyst formation.
An erect chest x-ray showed an area of increased opacification in the right lower zone, with gas in the right subphrenic space which was reported to be Chilaiditi's syndrome.
Eight patients (20%) developed a procedure-related complication that included cholangitis after stent insertion (N=3), cholangitic liver abscess (N=1), subphrenic liver collection (N=1), bile leakage (N=1) and cholecystitis (N=2).
A CT scan performed at the 6-month follow-up revealed recurrent soft tissue masses in the postoperative tumor bed and in other sites within the abdomen (the left subphrenic region, the lesser sac, the left renal fossa, and the perisplenic region) (Figure 3).
The erect chest radiograph demonstrated ectasia of the thoracic aorta but no subphrenic gas.
1a) and no free subphrenic air on the chest radiograph (Fig.
19) Extrahepatic abscesses tend to occur in the subphrenic or subhepatic spaces, and percutaneous drainage is normally feasible.
Percutaneous drainages of intra-abdominal collections are routinely undertaken, commonly in the subphrenic area.
One such area is the high right subphrenic space, as in this patient with a collection seen on CT and ultrasound (Figs 1 and 2), thought to be on the basis of a ruptured liver abscess.
Percutaneous drainage of subphrenic abscess: a review of 62 patients.
Bending of needles is contra-indicated and special curved needles need to be used for difficult subphrenic drainages