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Chilaiditi's syndrome. A diagnostic challenge.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2000358     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Chilaiditi's syndrome should be considered in the differential diagnosis of abdominal and chest pain. Although interposition of the right colon is a relatively common radiologic finding, there is a distinct paucity of information in the medical literature. Chilaiditi's syndrome is usually asymptomatic, but when symptoms occur, conservative treatment is usually effective. Recognition is important because this syndrome can be mistaken for more serious abnormalities, which may lead to unnecessary surgical intervention.
C J Haddad; J Laclé
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Postgraduate medicine     Volume:  89     ISSN:  0032-5481     ISO Abbreviation:  Postgrad Med     Publication Date:  1991 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-04-11     Completed Date:  1991-04-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401147     Medline TA:  Postgrad Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  249-50, 252     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Oceanway Family Practice Center, Jacksonville, FL 32218.
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MeSH Terms
Colonic Diseases / radiography*
Diaphragm / radiography*
Hernia / diagnosis
Liver / radiography*
Nausea / etiology

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