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Abdomen and retroperitoneum | 1.6 Gastrointestinal tract
Case 1.6.5 Free intraperitoneal gas and subcutaneous emphysema


Pitfall megacolon mimicking free peritoneal air

Dilatated colon with air mimicking free peritoneal air longitudinal
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Dilatated colon with air mimicking free peritoneal air transverse
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Fluid and air filled sigmoid
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Fluid filled rectum and sigmoid
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Air filled megacolon X ray

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Cineloop shows the rectum and sigmoid in continuation with the air configuration

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