Dynamics of Plain-Film Analysis of the Abdomen

  • Morton A. Meyers

Abstract

The value of plain-film diagnosis in acute abdominal conditions is unquestioned. The visceral gas pattern is studied routinely in patients presenting clinical evidence of intestinal obstruction, perforation of a viscus, or an intraabdominal mass. Little appreciated and often neglected, however, are the diagnostic potentialities of abdominal films in more chronic and clinically occult conditions.13,20

Keywords

Visual Search Plain Film Gastric Fundus Duodenal Bulb Gastric Diverticulum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Morton A. Meyers
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  1. 1.Department of Radiology, School of MedicineState University of New York at Stony BrookStony BrookUSA

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