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Hypoganglionic megacolon associated Chiliaditi's syndrome treated by subtotal colectomy: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10817431     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In 1910, Chiliaditi described hepatodiaphragmatic interposition of the colon (Chiliaditi's syndrome). The condition is easily recognised on an antero-posterial chest radiograph. The interposed segment of bowel is usually the hepatic flexure of the colon. The degree of interposition varies from simple wedging to complete occupation of the right subdiaphragmatic space. The management is usually conservative and surgical intervention is rarely indicated. We present a patient with hepatodiaphragmatic interposition of the colon, associated with megacolon, requiring subtotal colectomy and ileosigmoid anastomosis for severe chronic constipation.
N Kaymakçioğlu; M Yakut; A Tan; C Can; T Tufan
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International surgery     Volume:  85     ISSN:  0020-8868     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Surg     Publication Date:    2000 Jan-Mar
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-08-01     Completed Date:  2000-08-01     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0043524     Medline TA:  Int Surg     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  48-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of General Surgery, Gülhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Anastomosis, Surgical
Colectomy / methods*
Colon / abnormalities*
Colon, Sigmoid / surgery
Diaphragm / pathology
Hirschsprung Disease / complications*,  surgery
Ileum / surgery
Liver / pathology

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