From the case: Pseudopneumoperitoneum


Erect CXR

System: Chest
Section: Gamuts
Tag: refs
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ These CXRs are nice examples of pseudopneumoperitoneum. Chilaiditi sign is also present, i.e. interposition of colon between the liver and the dia...”

Used in the following article:

  • Pseudopneumoperitoneum - “ Pseudopneumoperitoneum describes any gas within the abdominal cavity that masquerades as free intraperitoneal gas or pneumoperitoneum when it is i...”
  • Chilaiditi sign - “ Chilaiditi sign refers to the interposition of bowel, usually colon, between the inferior surface of the right hemidiaphragm and the superior surf...”

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