Frostburg inverted 3 sign

Frostburg inverted 3 sign is a sign seen on a barium examination where there is  effacement and distortion of the mucosal pattern on the medial wall of the second part of the duodenum due to focal mass and local oedema. It is most commonly asssociated with carcinoma of the head of the pancreas but can also be seen in duodenal carcinoma and pancreatitis.

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rID: 19416
Section: Signs
Tags: stub, cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Frostburg inverted 3 sign
  • Inverted 3 sign of Frostburg

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