From the case: Pneumoperitoneum

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

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

Used in the following article:

  • Pneumoperitoneum - “ Pneumoperitoneum describes gas within the peritoneal cavity, often due to critical illness. There are numerous causes and several mimics. Patholo...”
  • Pneumomediastinum - “ Pneumomediastinum is the presence of extraluminal gas within the mediastinum. Gas may originate from the lungs, trachea, central bronchi, esophagu...”
  • 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...”
  • 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...”

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