Falciform ligament sign - pneumoperitoneum

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Acute abdominal pain

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female

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Case Discussion

The supine abdominal radiograph of the patient showing the presence of air in the bilateral subphrenic spaces and a linear density on the ventral surface of the liver (arrow), known as the falciform ligament sign.

A case of prof. Saeed Rad, Tabriz,Iran.

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Case information

rID: 21213
Published: 9th Jan 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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