Abdominal x-ray

Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Occlusion of the superior mesenteric artery has led to extensive small bowel infarction. Gas enters the bowel wall due to loss of mucosal integrit...”

Used in the following article:

  • Intramural bowel gas - “ Intramural bowel gas, also known as pneumatosis intestinalis, refers to the clinical or radiological finding of gas within the wall of the bowel. ...”
  • Rigler sign (bowel) - “ 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...”

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