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Radiology of Radiation injury

  • P. M. Taylor
  • R. J. Johnson
  • B. Eddleston

Abstract

Clinical assessment of patients with radiation damage to the intestinal or genitourinary tract can be difficult. The symptoms may be similar to those of recurrent tumour. Radiology can be useful to document the presence and extent of any abnormality and to attempt to distinguish between radiation change and tumour. The findings help optimal management and indicate the need for other investigations including the use of interventional radiological techniques.

Keywords

Small Bowel Sigmoid Colon Radiation Damage Radiation Injury Double Contrast Barium Enema 
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  • P. M. Taylor
  • R. J. Johnson
  • B. Eddleston

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