Pneumoperitoneum

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking

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Post bowel surgery

Patient Data

Age: 69
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Free subdiaphragmatic gas in keeping with recent abdominal surgery. The lungs and pleural spaces are clear. Heart size and mediastinal contours are normal for projection. No pneumothorax. Degenerative acromioclavicular joints.

Case Discussion

Good example of free intraperitoneal gas, which outlines the liver edge.

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Case Information

rID: 36744
Case created: 8th May 2015
Last edited: 3rd Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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