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String of pearls sign of small bowel obstruction
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ On ultrasound there were dilated small bowel loops with to and fro movements of contents. Surgery - small bowel obstruction. String of pearls si...”

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  • Small bowel obstruction - “ Small bowel obstruction (SBO) accounts for 80% of all mechanical intestinal obstruction, the remaining 20% results from large bowel obstruction. I...”
  • String of pearls sign (gastrointestinal) - “ The string of pearls (or beads) sign can be seen on upright or decubitus abdominal radiographs as well as on CT in patients with small bowel obstr...”

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