Intestinal obstruction

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso

Presentation

The patient complains of not passing flatus and regurgitation for 8 days, no history of chronic disease.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Multiple air-fluid levels suggestive of intestinal obstruction. There is no evidence of free intra-abdominal gas.

Case Discussion

Multiple air-fluid levels are non-specific but are most commonly seen in intestinal obstruction. Unfortunately in this case, no follow-up imaging or clinical detail is available.

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Case information

rID: 86211
Published: 9th Feb 2021
Last edited: 12th Feb 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Qatar Red Crescent

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