Pneumoretroperitoneum

Case contributed by Dr Marcin Czarniecki

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69 year old female post-ERCP

Patient Data

Age: 69
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray
Modality: CT

Gas in the retroperitoneal space following ERCP with sphincterectomy. The lung window helps to easily appreciate the gas distribution.

Case Discussion

Pneumoretroperitoneum is by definition presence of gas within the retroperitoneal space.

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Case Information

rID: 35313
Case created: 31st Mar 2015
Last edited: 2nd Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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