Hydropneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, pneumoperitoneum and pneumoretroperitoneum

Case contributed by Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz Qureshi
Diagnosis certain


Road traffic accident

Patient Data

Age: 4 years
Gender: Male

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

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