Free subdiaphragmatic gas

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Chest x-ray

Erect chest x-ray demonstrates gas outlining the inferior surface of the right hemidiaphragm. Gas is probably also present below the left hemidiaphragm but it is more difficult to identify. Appearance is that of pneumoperitoneum

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Case information

rID: 15394
Published: 13th Oct 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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