Pneumoperitoneum and pneumatosis: a clinical conundrum.


Figure 1 Radiographic images and operative findings from a case of pneumatosis intestinalis. An 85-year-old South American male who arrived in the United States one month prior presented with two weeks of constipation and worsening abdominal pain. He was a smoker with a history of emphysema, had no past surgical history and took no medications. Vital signs… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2006.12.001


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@article{Greenstein2008PneumoperitoneumAP, title={Pneumoperitoneum and pneumatosis: a clinical conundrum.}, author={Alexander J. Greenstein and James Watson and Celia M. Divino}, journal={International journal of surgery}, year={2008}, volume={6 6}, pages={e40-1} }