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Chilaiditi Sign - An Unusual Finding in a Patient with Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Amiya Pandey, Hemant Kumar, Natasha

Keywords : Chilaiditi sign, gas under right dome of diaphragm, pulmonary tuberculosis

Citation Information : Pandey A, Kumar H, Natasha. Chilaiditi Sign - An Unusual Finding in a Patient with Pulmonary Tuberculosis. Indian J Respir Care 2022; 11 (2):181-182.

DOI: 10.4103/ijrc.ijrc_151_21

License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Published Online: 06-12-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; Indian Journal of Respiratory Care.


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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