Frontal
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Demonstrating evidence of perforation is very important as it usually results in an emergency laparotomy. As such looking for signs of free gas is...”

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  • Bowel perforation (summary) - “ This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Bowel perforation is an acute surgical emergency where there is a release...”
  • Football sign (pneumoperitoneum) - “ The football sign is seen in cases of massive pneumoperitoneum, where the abdominal cavity is outlined by gas from a perforated viscus. The median...”

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