Identify the given X-ray. (AIMS Nov 2018)

a. Pneumo-peritoneum
b. Emphysema
Diaphragmatic hernia
d. Diaphragmatic eventration

Ans. (a) Pneumo-peritoneum

‘The image shows gas under diaphragm which is a feature of pneumo-peritoneum.

Emphysema would have flattening of diaphragm.

Diaphragmatic hernia would have loops of bowel in the chest.

Diaphragmatic eventration is unilateral elevated contour of diaphragm due to incomplete muscularization of diaphragm.

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