Bowel perforation - subdiaphragmatic free gas
Acute abdominal pain.
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An erect abdominal x-ray reveals crescentic gas under the right diaphragm.
Erect chest x-rays covering the upper abdomen are often considered the best for detecting free subdiaphragmatic gas but an erect abdominal x-ray covering the lung bases will be just as sensitive.