Pneumoretroperitoneum (abdominal x-ray)

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant


Follow up post-op right hemicolectomy.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male

Ileostomy at the right iliac fossa. Extensive right retropneumoperitoneum with an associated, smaller pneumoperitoneum. 

Case Discussion

The images show normal post-op findings in this patient.

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Case information

rID: 20373
Published: 16th Nov 2012
Last edited: 13th Dec 2015
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