X-ray
Frontal
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Initial plain AXR revealed some small bowel distension but the cause was not identified on contrast enhanced CT. Her clinical course did not impr...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Rigler sign - “ The Rigler sign, also known as the double wall sign, is seen on a radiograph of the abdomen when the air is present on both sides of the intestine...”
  • Pneumoperitoneum - “ Pneumoperitoneum describes gas within the peritoneal cavity, and is often the harbinger of a critical illness. There are numerous causes and sever...”
  • Abnormal intra-abdominal gas - “ Abnormal intra-abdominal gas is an important radiologic finding with many potential causes. It may be seen on a chest radiograph, abdominal radiog...”
  • Pneumoretroperitoneum - “ Pneumoretroperitoneum is by definition presence of gas within the retroperitoneal space. It is always abnormal and has a relatively small differen...”
  • Abdominal x-ray - an approach (summary) - “ Abdominal radiographs can be challenging examinations to look at. It is always best to approach radiographs in a systematic way. Bowel gas patter...”

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