Sep 1, 1977

Nonsurgical pneumoperitoneum

American Journal of Surgery
C B GanttG A Hallenbeck


Free intraperitoneal air is not necessarily caused by a perforated viscus. The present study reviews the causes of pneumoperitoneum that do not necessitate laparotomy, and emphasizes the importance of obtaining a complete clinical history.

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Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis
Oral Sex
Iatrogenic Disease
Air Embolism
Mediastinal Emphysema
Diagnostic Radiologic Examination

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