Mimicker of Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome: A case report of perihepatitis secondary to sigmoid colonic perforation

Authors

  • Sirote Wongwaisayawan, M.D. Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3867-7426
  • Pinporn Jenjitranant, M.D. Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7512-787X
  • Natthawut Jarunnarumol, M.D. Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Goragoch Gesprasert, M.D., Ph.D. Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Nitima Saksobhavivat, M.D. Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Radiology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0789-7792

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46475/aseanjr.v22i1.123

Keywords:

Perihepatitis syndrome, Sigmoid colon, Intestinal perforation, Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome

Abstract

Perihepatitis is an uncommon condition defined as the inflammation of the peritoneal liver capsule. It is more commonly known as Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome, a rare condition characterized by the inflammation of the peritoneum and tissue around the liver. This syndrome is usually associated with pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). However, PID is not always the cause of perihepatitis. We reported a rare case of perihepatitis which occurs secondarily to sigmoid colonic perforation.

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2021-07-31

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Wongwaisayawan S, Jenjitranant P, Jarunnarumol N, Gesprasert G, Saksobhavivat N. Mimicker of Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome: A case report of perihepatitis secondary to sigmoid colonic perforation. ASEAN J Radiol [Internet]. 2021Jul.31 [cited 2021Nov.29];22(1):35-43. Available from: https://asean-journal-radiology.org/index.php/ajr/article/view/123

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