Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 7, Number 1, January 2016, pages 13-14

A Non-Surgical Condition of Neonatal Pneumoperitoneum: Retroperitoneal Free Air Secondary to Massive Tension Pneumothorax


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Thoraco-abdominal radiography demonstrating excessive amount of free air in the right-sided inter-pleural space which extended to the retroperitoneal area.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Control radiography showing resolution of the pneumoperitoneum after tube thoracostomy procedure.