Abdominal x-ray
Modality: Annotated image (Abdominal x-ray)

- “ The hernial orifices are a "check" (must-look) area on abdominal radiographs. Hernias are an uncommon cause of large bowel obstructions.  ”

Used in the following article:

  • Bowel dilatation (summary) - “ Bowel dilatation is a relatively non-specific sign than can be seen on most imaging modalities. In bowel obstruction, dilatation may be demonstrat...”

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