Rigler sign

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn


History of peptic ulcer disease presented with acute onset abdominal pain

Patient Data

Age: 51-year
Gender: Male

Radiograph of the abdomen demonstrates gas on both sides of the bowel wall (Rigler sign) in this patient consistent with perforation of hollow viscus.

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Case information

rID: 20684
Published: 7th Dec 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Tag: rapids
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