Pneumoretroperitoneum

Case contributed by Dr Marcin Czarniecki

Presentation

Post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) with sphincterotomy.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female
X-ray
CT

Gas in the retroperitoneal space following ERCP with sphincterotomy. 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
Published: 31st Mar 2015
Last edited: 12th Jun 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included