Items tagged “abdomen”

45 results found
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Mature (cystic) ovarian teratoma

 Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 24 Mar 2014
77% complete
CT
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Small bowel obstruction (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Small bowel obstruction (SBO) accounts for 80% of all mechanical intestinal obstruction; the remaining 20% result from large bowel obstruction. It has a mortality rate of 5.5%. Reference article This is a summary article;...
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Large bowel obstruction (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Large bowel obstruction (LBO) occurs when there is mechanical obstruction of the large bowel and is often impressive on imaging on account of the ability of the large bowel to massively distend. This condition requires prom...
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Bowel perforation (summary)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Bowel perforation is an acute surgical emergency where there is a release of gastric or intestinal contents into the peritoneal space. Reference article This is a summary article; read more in our article on bowel perfora...
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Gallbladder cholesterol polyp

 Diagnosis almost certain
Andrei Tsoriev
Published 21 Jan 2015
68% complete
MRI
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Fecal peritonitis

 Diagnosis certain
Rodney Strahan
Published 23 Dec 2016
91% complete
UltrasoundX-ray
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Sigmoid volvulus vs cecal volvulus

The following points may be helpful to distinguish between sigmoid volvulus and cecal volvulus on plain film. Sigmoid volvulus arises in the pelvis (left lower quadrant) extends towards the right upper quadrant ahaustral in appearance sigmoid volvulus causes obstruction of the distal large ...
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Calcified ureteric stent

 Diagnosis certain
Martin Pike
Published 26 Sep 2018
88% complete
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Pediatric abdomen (AP supine view)

The AP supine abdominal radiograph is a routine view when imaging the pediatric abdomen. This view may be taken alongside the PA erect and lateral decubitus views. As radiation protection is an essential consideration in pediatrics, some departmental protocols may only perform one view (either t...
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Situs inversus totalis

 Diagnosis certain
Tito Alfredo Atencia Rincón
Published 29 May 2019
94% complete
UltrasoundX-ray
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Pediatric abdomen (lateral decubitus view)

The lateral decubitus radiograph is an additional projection for assessing the pediatric abdomen. This view is ideal for displaying free air in the abdomen and/or if the patient is unable to lie supine 1. As radiation dose is an important consideration for pediatric imaging, the lateral decubitu...
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Lacunar ligament

The lacunar ligament, also known as Gimbernat’s ligament, is a crescent-shaped ligament that extends between the inguinal ligament and pectineal ligament, close to their point of insertion to the pubic tubercle. Gross anatomy The lacunar ligament is formed by the lower border of the aponeurosi...
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Pediatric abdomen (supine cross-table lateral view)

The supine cross-table lateral view is an additional projection to demonstrate the pediatric abdomen. As radiation dose is an important consideration for pediatric imaging, the horizontal beam lateral view is not often performed; although this will vary based on the department. Indications Thi...
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Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis

 Diagnosis probable
Richard Dittrich
Published 19 Feb 2020
70% complete
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Subdiaphragmatic free gas

 Diagnosis certain
Jane McEniery
Published 28 Apr 2020
85% complete
X-ray
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Appendicular abscess

 Diagnosis certain
Naim Qaqish
Published 17 Nov 2020
92% complete
CT
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Fecal impaction

Fecal impaction is the inability to spontaneously evacuate solid feces. It is common in the elderly population. A severe form of fecal impaction is often referred to as a fecaloma.  Terminology Fecal loading is a poorly defined term but generally refers to the volume of fecal material in the c...
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Incarcerated obturator hernia

 Diagnosis certain
Naim Qaqish
Published 09 Mar 2021
92% complete
CT
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Hepatocellular carcinoma

 Diagnosis certain
Naim Qaqish
Published 16 Mar 2021
91% complete
CT
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Paraduodenal pancreatitis

 Diagnosis certain
Naim Qaqish
Published 14 Apr 2021
92% complete
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