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Pneumoperitoneum - football sign

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant


Abdominal wall rigidity.

Patient Data

Age: Infant
Gender: Male

Supine abdominal x-ray demonstrates a large pneumoperitoneum which outlines the falciform ligament giving the classical appearances of football sign and falciform ligament sign.

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Case information

rID: 18597
Published: 14th Jul 2012
Last edited: 15th Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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