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Pneumoperitoneum and pneumoretroperitoneum

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis certain

Presentation

Pain following ERCP

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

Pneumoperitoneum is seen where gas is surrounding the liver and pneumoretroperitoneum is seen where gas is outlining the perirenal and pararenal spaces.

Case Discussion

This patient developed pain following an ERCP. CT demonstrates very large peritoneal and retroperitoneal gas collection.

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