Items tagged “pneumoperitoneum”

35 results found
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Pneumoperitoneum and pneumoretroperitoneum

 Diagnosis certain
Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 21 May 2008
80% complete
CT
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Rigler sign (bowel)

The Rigler sign, also known as the double-wall sign, is a sign of pneumoperitoneum seen on an abdominal radiograph when gas is outlining both sides of the bowel wall, i.e. gas within the bowel's lumen and gas within the peritoneal cavity. It is seen with large amounts of pneumoperitoneum (>1000 ...
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Small bowel obstruction with perforation

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Lee-Anne Slater
Published 08 Aug 2011
80% complete
X-ray
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Pneumoperitoneum - football sign

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Maxime St-Amant
Published 14 Jul 2012
79% complete
X-ray
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Pneumoperitoneum

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Varun Babu
Published 13 Sep 2012
91% complete
X-ray
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Falciform ligament sign - pneumoperitoneum

 Diagnosis certain
Dr MT. Niknejad
Published 09 Jan 2013
91% complete
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Dome sign - pneumoperitoneum

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr MT. Niknejad
Published 24 Jun 2013
60% complete
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Toxic megacolon

Toxic megacolon is an acute complication that can be seen in both types of inflammatory bowel disease, and less commonly in infectious colitis and other types of colitis. It is due to fulminant colitis which causes loss of neurogenic tone of the colon leading to severe dilatation and increasing ...
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Subdiaphragmatic free gas

Subdiaphragmatic free gas is one of the ways of detecting presence of free intraperitoneal gas (i.e. pneumoperitoneum). It is the presence of free, extraluminal gas in the anterior subhepatic space.  Radiographic features Plain radiograph Subdiaphragmatic free gas is well appreciated as the g...
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Traumatic small bowel perforation

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Dayu Gai
Published 24 Feb 2015
80% complete
CT
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Pneumoperitoneum

 Diagnosis certain
Assoc Prof Craig Hacking
Published 18 Jun 2015
82% complete
X-ray
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Bowel perforation

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 30 Apr 2016
82% complete
Ultrasound
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Football sign

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Yusra Sheikh
Published 06 May 2016
79% complete
X-ray
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Pneumoperitoneum

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Portia D'Anverrs
Published 11 Jul 2016
94% complete
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Inverted "V" sign (pneumoperitoneum)

The inverted "V" sign, also known as the lateral umbilical ligament sign, is a sign of pneumoperitoneum manifested by the visualization of an inverted "V"  shape in the pelvis on supine view of abdominal radiographs. It represents free gas outlining the lateral umbilical ligaments. In infants, t...
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Postoperative free intraperitoneal gas

Postoperative free intraperitoneal gas refers to the presence of gas in the peritoneal cavity following a surgical procedure and may result from open or laparoscopic surgical techniques. Terminology Postoperative free intraperitoneal gas is also referred to as postoperative pneumoperitoneum 1....
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Pneumoperitoneum

 Diagnosis certain
Uriel Wachsman
Published 19 Dec 2018
79% complete
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Peritoneal stripe sign (pneumoperitoneum)

The peritoneal stripe sign in abdominal ultrasonography is considered indicative of intraperitoneal free air, present in pneumoperitoneum. Free air in the abdomen will collect in an anti-dependent manner, typically the anterior prehepatic space in the supine patient, settling against the parieta...
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Small bowel perforation

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 18 Jan 2019
94% complete
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Neonatal pneumoperitoneum secondary to perforated necrotizing enterocolitis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Alice Spencer
Published 04 Apr 2019
94% complete
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