subphrenic


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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.
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The wide surface of subphrenic sub-spaces limited by a peritoneum with microscopic structure suitable for lymphatic drainage explains the importance of such sub-spaces in the lymphatic drainage of this serosa.
Likewise, Sealed perforation (62% & 38%), Enteric perforation (25% & 75%), Appendicular perforation (75% & 25%), BTA with peritonitis/perforation (83% & 17%), Necrotising Pancreatitis (70% & 30%), Post-op intestinal leak (33% & 67%), others (37% & 63%) which include Gall bladder perforation, Gastric perforation, Ruptured abscess liver, Subphrenic abscess and perforated cecal diverticulosis.
* evaluate for fluid in the pleural, subphrenic and splenic areas and around the kidney
However, splenectomy combined with resection of other abdominal organs was found to be associated with high postoperative morbidities such as overwhelming postsplenectomy infection (OPSI), subphrenic abscess formation, hypercoagulability, and even increased risk of cancer [3, 23, 24].
While Chilaiditi syndrome presents with very distinct radiographic findings, the rarity of the disease often results in misdiagnoses including diaphragmatic hernia, pneumoperitoneum, subphrenic abscesses, or inflammatory conditions.
According to a previous study [6], subphrenic or subcapsular tumor location is an important factor affecting mistargeting after FI-guided RFA of HCCs.
Pneumonia and empyema are the most common sources, but other potential sources include mediastinitis, periodontal infection, subphrenic abscess, and sepsis [2].
There are many causes of hiccups including gastric distention, aerophagia, ventriculoperitoneal shunts, hydrocephalus, multiple sclerosis, strokes, epidural or subdural hematomas, diffuse axonal injury, cerebral contusions, encephalitis, meningitis, brain abscesses, neurosyphilis, laryngitis, pharyngitis, irritation of the tympanic membrane, retropharyngeal abscess, peritonsillar abscesses, mediastinitis, esophagitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, myocardial infarction, pericarditis, aortic aneurysms, pericarditis, misplaced pacemaker wires, small bowel obstruction, perihepatitis, subphrenic abscess, goiter, tumor or cyst of the neck, barbiturates, steroids, methyldopa, and electrolyte abnormalities [1-4].
Additionally, in the presence of a fungal empyema, esophageal rupture should also be considered and ruled out in addition to other causes like pneumonia, subphrenic abscess, and hematogenous spread [10].
Kennedy, "Subphrenic abscess secondary to Actinomycosis meyeri and Klebsiella ozaenae following laparoscopic cholecystectomy," Southern Medical Journal, vol.
Two vacuum drainage systems were placed in the right thoracic cavity and the right subphrenic area, subsequently.
Of the 224 patients, 19 (8.5%) had complications after treatment, including postoperative intra-abdominal hemorrhage (n=4; 21%), bronchopneumonia (n=8; 42%), subphrenic abscess (n=4; 21%), and so-called bitemporal hemorrhage in subcapsular spleen hematoma (n=3; 16%).