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Falciform ligament sign - pneumoperitoneum

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Acute abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

Pneumoperitoneum on the supine abdominal radiograph.

A linear density is evident on the ventral surface of the liver (arrow), known as the falciform ligament sign.

Case Discussion

A case of prof. Saeed Rad, Tabriz, Iran.

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Case information

rID: 21213
Published: 9th Jan 2013
Last edited: 23rd Nov 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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