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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 181-182

Chilaiditi sign - An unusual finding in a patient with pulmonary tuberculosis


1 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Hind Institute of Medical Sciences, Barabanki, India
2 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Amiya Pandey
F-38 South City Colony, Rae Bareli Road, Lucknow - 226 025, Uttar Pradesh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijrc.ijrc_151_21

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Chilaiditi sign refers to gas in between the right dome of the diaphragm and liver, after excluding the symptoms and signs of intestinal perforation. In our case, the patient was diagnosed with pulmonary tuberculosis. His chest radiography revealed the presence of gas under the right dome of the diaphragm with no abdominal symptoms, revealing a rare entity, i.e., Chilaiditi sign.


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