Pitfall free intraperitoneal air

Pitfall megacolon mimicking free peritoneal air

Clinical Info

Distended painful abdomen

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Pitfall megacolon mimicking free peritoneal air

Dilatated colon with air mimicking free peritoneal air longitudinal
Dilatated colon with air mimicking free peritoneal air longitudinal
Dilatated colon with air mimicking free peritoneal air transverse
Dilatated colon with air mimicking free peritoneal air transverse
Fluid and air filled sigmoid
Fluid and air filled sigmoid
Fluid filled rectum and sigmoid
Fluid filled rectum and sigmoid

Air filled megacolon X ray

Pitfall megacolon mimicking free peritoneal air
Pitfall megacolon mimicking free peritoneal air

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

Pitfall free intraperitoneal air

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 76
  • Body part: Abdomen

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System