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of a person, having personal rights or liberty; not enslaved or confined. Of property, not subject to payment of rent or performance of services (freehold) or not subject to any burden or charge, such as a mortgage or lien (unencumbered ).
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of Percentage Patients Gas under diaphragm 6 12 Ground glass appearance 8 16 Enlarged soft tissue shadow 9 18 (Peri-hepatic/perisplenic/ obliteration of psoas shadow Fracture of ribs 5 10 Herniation of stomach 1 2 through diaphragm No radiological abnormality 10 20 Not done 11 22 Table 3 Findings Number Percentage of Cases Solid organ injuries with free fluid 29 58 Free fluid 6 12 Suspicious and equivocal 15 30 Table 4 Sl.
There was no tenderness, no mass, no free fluid in the abdomen and no visible gastric peristalsis.
Spontaneous ureteral injury is a rare complication of vaginal delivery, but it should be strongly suspected when a large amount of simple free fluid is seen on CT.
Findings of both FAST and CT scan were considered either 'positive' or 'negative' for the presence or absence of free fluid respectively.
For example, lack of peristalsis, prominent bowel wall thickening, the presence of intraperitoneal free fluid, and a distended bowel segment on ultrasound are all indicative of a probable bowel infarction [14].
A FAST examination was performed, which demonstrated complex free fluid in all quadrants.
In the 2nd case, intraperitoneal bladder injury could only be suspected by the presence of free fluid in the peritoneal cavity.
Laparotomy (2015) [12] USS: ultrasound; CT: computerised tomography; MRI: magnetic resonance imaging; FF: free fluid; PoD: pouch of Douglas.
These findings were non-compressibility (83%), appendicular tube (55%), appendicolith (13%), omental thickening (80.5%), surrounding free fluid (63.8%), and the probe tenderness (91.7%).
An ultrasound showed a normal uterus and a 4 X 2.6 X 4.6 cm heterogeneous right adnexal mass with free fluid (Figure 1).
CT findings can be summarized as follows: dilatation >6 cm and wall thickening >3 mm of the affected colon segment (100%, n=41), pericolonic fat stranding (100%, n=41), mucosal discontinuity (14.6 %, n=6), presence of free air (14.6%, n=6), free fluid (9.7%, n=4), and pericolonic abscess (2.4%, n=1).