Case contributed by Dr Ayush Goel


Diffuse abdominal pain

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male

Gas under the diaphragm and Rigler sign


Annotated image

Red: gas under the diaphragm

Yellow: Rigler sign

Case Discussion

Chest x-ray PA view (erect) shows gas under the diaphragm and Rigler sign.

Surgical follow up: perforated duodenal ulcer.

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Case information

rID: 32812
Published: 16th Dec 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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