Pneumoperitoneum

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

Severe epigastric pain over past few hours. History of gastric ulcer

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male
X-ray

Chest x-ray

Chest x-ray shows air under the diaphragmatic domes. No additional findings on the radiograph.

Case Discussion

Perforated gastric ulcer was confirmed during surgery.

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Case information

rID: 38234
Case created: 11th Jul 2015
Last edited: 5th Aug 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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