Rigler sign

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Abdominal pain.

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X-ray demonstrates a Rigler sign, of pneumoperitoneum

Annotated image

Box highlights positive Rigler sign. 


CT confirms the finding. Lung windows can be helpful in finding free gas in the abdomen. 

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