Erect CXR

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

- “ This patient was immediately taken to theatre for emergency laparotomy.  The transverse colon was found to be the site of a number of micro-perfor...”

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  • Tension pneumoperitoneum - “ Tension pneumoperitoneum is a special and rare type of pneumoperitoneum, in which the free intra-abdominal peritoneal gas is under pressure. Path...”
  • 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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