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Case 87

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell
  • Matthew Gibson
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Abstract

A 70-year-old man presented to the Emergency Department with a short history of colicky abdominal pain and vomiting. On examination his bowel sounds were increased. An AXR was performed followed by an MDCT.

Keywords

Small Bowel Large Bowel Small Bowel Obstruction Bowel Sound Small Bowel Loop 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Further Reading

  1. Silva A, Pimenta M, Guimaraes L ( 2009) Small bowel obstruction: what to look for. Radiographics 29 (2): 423-39PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Joarder
    • 1
  • Neil Crundwell
    • 1
  • Matthew Gibson
    • 2
  1. 1.Conquest HospitalEast SussexUK
  2. 2.Royal Berkshire HospitalReadingUK

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