Normal abdominal radiograph - young adult male

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Abdominal pain and distension. Perforation?

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Male

Normal appearance.

Case Discussion

In a tall adult patient, it can be technically difficult to get complete coverage including the hernia orifices on a single detector plate.  Often two images have to be acquired.

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Case information

rID: 50355
Published: 2nd Jan 2017
Last edited: 3rd Jan 2017
System: Chest
Tag: rdgh, rapids
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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