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Pneumoperitoneum in a sports diver.

Authors
  • Rashleigh-Belcher, H J
  • Ballham, A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Injury
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jul 01, 1984
Volume
16
Issue
1
Pages
47–48
Identifiers
PMID: 6469320
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Spontaneous pneumoperitoneum is a recognized if unusual condition complicating gastrointestinal and pulmonary barotrauma. We report a case in which a diver suffered a massive pneumoperitoneum with no evidence of either of the above.

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