Pneumoperitoneum - football sign

Case contributed by Maxime St-Amant

Presentation

Abdominal wall rigidity.

Patient Data

Age: Infant
Gender: Male
x-ray

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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