Modality: X-ray (decubitus)

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  • 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...”
  • 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...”
  • 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...”
  • 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 ...”

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