Pneumoperitoneum

Case contributed by Dr Guilherme Pioli Resende

Presentation

Significant epigastric pain after oophorectomy.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Continuous diaphragm sign (pneumoperitoneum).

Case Discussion

Postoperative pneumoperitoneum is a frequent finding on imaging and, in the absence of signs of seriousness, management is usually conservative. 

Contributed by Dr. Hemilianna Hadassa Silva Matozinho M.D. and Dr. Arthemizio Antônio Lopes Rocha M.D. 

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Case information

rID: 81470
Published: 26th Aug 2020
Last edited: 3rd Jul 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Hospital de Base do Distrito Federal

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