Barium

Barium follow-though

Modality: Barium

- “ This patient had known long standing scleroderma and demonstrates characteristic small bowel follow-though appearances.  ”

Used in the following article:

  • Scleroderma (gastrointestinal manifestations) - “ Gastrointestinal manifestations of scleroderma can occur in up to 90% of patients with scleroderma 2 with the commonest site of GI involvement bei...”
  • Hide-bound sign (bowel) - “ The hide-bound bowel sign refers to an appearance on a barium study of the small bowel in patients with scleroderma. The sign describes the narrow...”
  • Small bowel follow through - “ Small bowel follow through (SBFT) is a fluoroscopic technique designed to obtain high resolution images of the small bowel. The function of the sm...”

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