Subdiaphragmatic free gas

Case contributed by Dr Kewal Arunkumar Mistry

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Peritonitis

Patient Data

Age: 62 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Free gas is seen under both domes of diaphragm.

Note nasogastric tube in situ and unfolding of arch of aorta.

Case Discussion

Patient was taken for emergency laparotomy. Perforated duodenal ulcer was found.

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Case Information

rID: 35318
Case created: 31st Mar 2015
Last edited: 10th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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