The Colon

  • Dina F. Caroline

Abstract

The primary methods of Radiologic evaluation of the colon are plain films of the abdomen and the barium enema. The value of plain films is discussed in Chap. 24.

Keywords

Ischemia Lymphoma Pancreatitis Diarrhea Vasculitis 

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