Pneumoperitoneum in a patient with pneumothorax and blunt neck trauma


INTRODUCTION Blunt trauma as a cause of pneumoperitoneum is less frequent and its occurrence without a ruptured viscus is rarely seen. PRESENTATION OF CASE We report a case of blunt neck trauma in which a motorcycle rider hit a fixed object causing severe laryngotracheal injury. The patient developed pneumothorax bilaterally and had pneumoperitoneum… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2014.11.022


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@inproceedings{Hakim2014PneumoperitoneumIA, title={Pneumoperitoneum in a patient with pneumothorax and blunt neck trauma}, author={Suhail Yaqoob Hakim and Husham M. Abdelrahman and Insolvisagan Natesa Mudali and Ayman El-Menyar and Ruben Peralta and Hassan Al-Thani}, booktitle={International journal of surgery case reports}, year={2014} }