Small bowel

The small bowel (or small intestine) is the section of bowel between the stomach and the colon. It has distinctive mucosal folds, valvulae conniventes, and is made up of three functional units:

Radiographic features

Fluoroscopy

See main article: barium studies of small bowel

Related pathology

Abdominal and pelvic anatomy
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Article information

rID: 2057
Section: Anatomy
Tags: refs, stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Small intestine

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    Case 1: normal small bowel meal
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    Case 2: normal small bowel barium study (annotated)
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