Frontal
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Laparotomy revealed a solitary ileal perforation. Pneumoperitoneum is a surgical emergency, and hence its imperative to be familiar with the Xray...”

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  • Neonatal pneumoperitoneum - “ The causes of neonatal pneumoperitoneum are different from adult pneumoperitoneum and include: perforated hollow viscus necrotizing enterocoliti...”
  • Pneumoperitoneum - “ Pneumoperitoneum describes gas within the peritoneal cavity, often due to critical illness. There are numerous causes and several mimics. Patholo...”
  • Continuous diaphragm sign - “ The continuous diaphragm sign is a chest radiograph sign of pneumomediastinum or pneumopericardium if lucency is above the diaphragm, or of pneumo...”

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