Abdominal Radiology

, Volume 42, Issue 8, pp 2188–2189 | Cite as

Chilaiditi sign

  • Venkatraman Indiran
  • Kanakaraj Kannan
  • T. Ramachandra Prasad
  • Prabakaran Maduraimuthu
Classics in Abdominal Imaging


Obesity Constipation Lung Disease Liver Biopsy Symptomatic Patient 
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No funding was received for this study.

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki Declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from individual participant included in the study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiodiagnosisSree Balaji Medical College and HospitalChennaiIndia

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