Hydropneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, pneumoperitoneum and pneumoretroperitoneum

Case contributed by Dr Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz



Patient Data

Age: 4 years
Gender: Male

Right sided hydropneumothorax is noted with pneumomediastinum, pneumoperitoneum and pneumoretroperitoneum. (Note the air outlining the heart and aortic knuckle and air outlining the psoas muscles, kidneys, along the right and left paracolic gutter and in the pelvis)

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Case information

rID: 68101
Published: 12th May 2019
Last edited: 11th Nov 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Liaquat National Hospital

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