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Chilaiditi syndrome caused by Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome: multidetector CT findings

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Chilaiditi syndrome is a condition in which the colon or small intestine is interposed temporarily or permanently between the liver and the diaphragm. Usually, it is an asymptomatic and incidental radiographic finding, but it may be a potential source of abdominal problems, ranging from intermittent mild abdominal pain to acute intestinal obstruction. We report multidetector computed tomographic findings of a case of Chilaiditi syndrome presenting as small bowel obstruction due to hepatodiaphragmatic interposition of the ileal loop, which was entrapped by adhesive bands caused by Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome.

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Oh, S.N., Rha, S.E., Byun, J.Y. et al. Chilaiditi syndrome caused by Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome: multidetector CT findings. Abdom Imaging 31, 45–47 (2006).

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