Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 4, Number 4, April 2013, pages 230-233

Ogilvie’s Syndrome With Caecal Perforation Following Caesarean Section: A Case Report


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Chest and abdomen. There is a large pneumoperitoneum as evident by continuous diaphragmatic outline, free intraperitoneal air lining the inferior margin of the liver and positive Rigler’s sign. Generalised haziness in the lower abdomen with bulging flanks suggested presence of free fluid. Features are in keeping with recent viscus perforation. The small bowel loops are dilated and demonstrate wall thickening in left upper quadrant.