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Disease Pneumoperitoneum

Name Pneumoperitoneum
Definition A condition with trapped gas or air in the PERITONEAL CAVITY, usually secondary to perforation of the internal organs such as the LUNG and the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, or to recent surgery. Pneumoperitoneum may be purposely introduced to aid radiological examination.
Categories Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D011027

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DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Peritoneal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Pneumoperitoneum Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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