Hydropneumoperitoneum with concurrent calcified neurogenic tumour

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai


Acute epigastric pain


Case Discussion

Ultrasound of the abdomen revealed hydro-pneumoperitoneum with a densely calcified mass in the retroperitoneum in the left paraspinal location.

These findings are confirmed on the Radiograph of the abdomen taken in the upright position.

Final diagnosis: Gastric ulcer perforation with neurogenic tumor

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Case information

rID: 12853
Published: 19th Jan 2011
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
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