From the case: Pneumoperitoneum

Modality: X-ray
Frontal
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Gross pre-morbid pneumoperitoneum following bowel perforation. ”

Used in the following articles:

  • Pneumoperitoneum - “ Pneumoperitoneum describes gas within the peritoneal cavity, and is often the harbinger of a critical illness. There are numerous causes and sever...”
  • Abnormal intra-abdominal gas - “ Abnormal intra-abdominal gas is an important radiologic finding with many potential causes. It may be seen on a chest radiograph, abdominal radiog...”
  • Pneumomediastinum - “ Pneumomediastinum is the presence of extraluminal gas within the mediastinum. Gas may originate from the lungs, trachea, central bronchi, oesophag...”
  • Bowel perforation (summary) - “ Bowel perforation is an acute surgical emergency where there is a release of gastric or intestinal contents into the peritoneal space. Reference ...”

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