Abdominal erect radiograph

Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Colonoscopy revealed a lumen occluding circumferential proliferative growth in the descending colon.  Microscopic Description:Section shows fragm...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Large bowel obstruction - “ Large bowel obstruction (LBO) are often impressive on imaging, on account of the ability of the large bowel to massively distend. This condition r...”
  • Bowel obstruction - “ Bowel obstructions are common and account for 20% of admissions with "surgical abdomens". Radiology is important in confirming the diagnosis and i...”
  • 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...”
  • Large bowel obstruction (summary) - “ Large bowel obstruction (LBO) occurs when there is mechanical obstruction of the large bowel and is often impressive on imaging on account of the ...”
  • Abdominal radiology: conditions (curriculum) - “ Abdominal radiology conditions are a broad group of heterogeneous conditions that are split into: true pathology (e.g. colonic carcinoma) the un...”
  • Abdominal radiology: presentations (curriculum) - “ Abdominal radiology presentations are a relatively distinct group of presentations that precipitate assessment medical and surgical teams. ”

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