Football sign

Case contributed by Dr Yusra Sheikh


Patient presented to ED with severe abdomen. On examination the abdomen was tense

Patient Data

Age: 40 years old
Gender: Female

There is a massive ovoid lucency over the entire abdomen, consistent with massive pneumoperitoneum. No dilated bowel loops. A nasoenteric tube is in situ.

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Case information

rID: 44873
Published: 6th May 2016
Last edited: 18th Apr 2019
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