Hydropneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, pneumoperitoneum and pneumoretroperitoneum

Case contributed by Dr Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz


Road traffic accident

Patient Data

Age: 4 years
Gender: Male

Right-sided hydropneumothorax with pneumomediastinum, pneumoperitoneum and pneumoretroperitoneum (note the air outlining the heart, aortic knuckle, psoas muscles, kidneys, along the right and left paracolic gutter and in the pelvis).

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Case information

rID: 68101
Published: 12th May 2019
Last edited: 19th Jan 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Liaquat National Hospital