|Ultrasound examination of confined perforation ofduodenal ulcer|
A case of confi ned duodenal perforation due to duodenal ulcer diagnosed on ultrasound is presented. The epigastric region and right hipohondrium wаs investigatedwith ultrasonography. Sonogram wos obtained while patientwаs supine and in left lateral decubitus. Air bubbeles were visualized adjasen to the anterior hepatic surfas,associatedwith small amounts of fluid in the subhepatic region and neargolblader. Careful examination of the upper abdominal cavity in a patient with acutе epigastric pain may lead to a correct ofsurch confi ned perforation.
|Key words ULTRASOUND. DUODENAL ULCER. CONFINED PERFORATION|