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Abdominal X-Ray of a Bowel Obstruction

Abdominal X-ray of a bowel obstruction

Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho.

Figure 1 shows a normal abdomen. Figure 2 shows air trapped in the bowels because gas, fluids, or solids can't move through the bowels normally.

Current as of: December 9, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Howard B. Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology

 
 

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