Disease Information for Pneumoperitoneum

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Chest pain, substernal/midline
Non-Pleuritic Chest Pain
Guarding/abdominal sign
Mid-Abdominal Pain
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Abdominal film abnormalities/ABD/KUB
Xray/Free air peritoneum/ABD
Xray/Large air shadow/ABD
Xray/LUQ Air/outside GI tract/ABD
Xray/RUQ air/outside GI tract/ABD
Ultrasound
Ultrasound/Abdomen and pelvis abnormal
Ultrasound/FAST abdominal trauma scan/focused
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Pneumoperitoneum
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Intestinal/stomach/gut (category)
CLASS/Peritoneal disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Definition

The presence of gas or air in the peritoneal cavity. It may occur spontaneously or be deliberately introduced as an aid to radiologic examination (PNEUMOPERITONEUM, ARTIFICIAL). (From Dorland, 27th ed)

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