Gastrointestinal Tract

  • Jack O. Haller
  • Thomas L. Slovis


Roentgenographic interpretation of a child’s abdomen is a challenging experience, as there are many subtle clues to the nature of the disease process. Appropriate interpretation requires both knowledge of the technical aspects of how the film was made and a systematic approach.


Barium Perforation Constipation Compressibility Peritonitis 


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  1. 1.
    Haller JO, Cohen HL (1986) Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis: sonographic evaluation. Radiology 161: 335–339PubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jack O. Haller
    • 1
  • Thomas L. Slovis
    • 2
  1. 1.Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Kings County Hospital, Downstate Medical CenterState University of New YorkBrooklynUSA
  2. 2.Childrens Hospital of MichiganWayne State UniversityDetroitUSA

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