decubitus
Modality: X-ray (decubitus)

Used in the following articles:

  • String of pearls sign (gastrointestinal) - “ The string of pearls (or beads) sign can be seen on upright or decubitus abdominal radiographs as well as on CT in patients with small bowel obstr...”
  • Acute abdominal series - “ The acute abdominal series is a common set of abdominal radiographs obtained to evaluate bowel gas.  Indications The acute series is used for a ...”
  • Abdomen (PA erect view) - “ The PA erect abdominal radiograph is often obtained in conjunction with the AP supine abdominal view in the acute abdominal series of radiographs....”
  • Abdomen (lateral decubitus view) - “ The lateral decubitus abdominal radiograph is used to identify free intraperitoneal gas (pneumoperitoneum). It can be performed when the patient i...”
  • Abdominal radiography - “ Abdominal radiography can be useful in many settings. Before the advent of computed tomography (CT) imaging, it was a primary means of investigati...”

View full size version of Small bowel obstruction (string of pearls sign)

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.