Pneumoperitoneum - football sign

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: Neonate

Oval lucency seen on supine film is divided by the falciform ligament resulting in the so-called football sign in a neonate with a large pneumoperitoneum. This is confirmed on lateral projection. 

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Case information

rID: 7906
Published: 22nd Dec 2009
Last edited: 4th May 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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