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Pneumoperitoneum in a sports diver.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Injury
0020-1383
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
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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