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Year : 2005  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 141-142
Radiological quiz - abdomen

Dept of Radiodiagnosis, Command Hospital (SC), Pune - 411040, India

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Singh H, Maurya M. Radiological quiz - abdomen. Indian J Radiol Imaging 2005;15:141-2

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Singh H, Maurya M. Radiological quiz - abdomen. Indian J Radiol Imaging [serial online] 2005 [cited 2021 Mar 1];15:141-2. Available from:
Twenty six years old male presented with complaints of pain, vomiting and fever of 5 days duration. Pain was sudden in onset periumbilical in location, later on shifted to right hypochondrium. Erect plain radiograph abdomen revealed a small air fluid level in the subhepatic region [Figure - 1]. Contrast enhanced CT of abdomen was performed following oral ingestion of Cal Microbar. CT revealed a well defined rounded low attenuation area [Figure - 2][Figure - 3] with air fluid level in the infromedial part of right lobe of liver which extended inferiorly with inflammatory features with component of entrapped air for about 10 cm into the medial part of right paracolic gutter [Figure - 4][Figure - 5][Figure - 6].

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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.29191

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