Hepatodiaphragmatic interposition of jejunum, ileum, cecum and ascending colon with intestinal obstruction: report of a case corrected surgically.

@article{Aiken1958HepatodiaphragmaticIO,
  title={Hepatodiaphragmatic interposition of jejunum, ileum, cecum and ascending colon with intestinal obstruction: report of a case corrected surgically.},
  author={D. Aiken},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1958},
  volume={258 24},
  pages={
          1192-5
        }
}
  • D. Aiken
  • Published 1958
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • INTERPOSITION of intestine between liver and diaphragm was first noted1 not long after roentgen rays came into diagnostic usage. The condition has been extensively described and reviewed,2 3 4 5 6 and theoretical etiologic mechanisms of its occurrence thoroughly discussed.7 In Europe it has been called Chilaiditi's8 syndrome. It is known almost exclusively as a radiologic diagnosis involving colon far more often than small intestine, and is usually an unsuspected, incidental, asymptomatic… CONTINUE READING
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