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Pneumoscrotum following computed tomography pneumocolon

BMJ 2017; 357 doi: (Published 27 April 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j1825
  1. Stephan Edey, foundation year 1 doctor1,
  2. John Whitaker, specialist trainee year 42,
  3. Shanmugam Vivekanandan, consultant surgeon1
  1. 1Department of Surgery, Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust, Harlow, Essex, UK
  2. 2Royal London Hospital, London, UK

A 79 year old man presented with three hours of sudden onset severe generalised abdominal pain five hours after undergoing computed tomography (CT) pneumocolon. Examination revealed normal …

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