Case 69

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell


A 48-year-old female presented to the Emergency Department with an acute history of abdominal pain, not passing stool for 48 h and vomiting. A CXR (Image 1) was performed.


Emergency Department Abdominal Pain Liver Metastasis Thoracic Surgery Continuous Line 
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  1. 1.
    Rigler LG (1941) Spontaneous pneumoperitonium: a roentgenologic sign found in the supine position. Radiology 37:604–607Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Joarder
    • 1
  • Neil Crundwell
    • 1
  1. 1.Conquest HospitalEast SussexUK

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