Key Features

  • A comprehensive guide to all the common and serious conditions which are likely to be detected on a plain abdominal x-ray.
  • Explains both how to look and what to look for on an abdominal film.
  • Addresses exam technique to assist students preparing for clinical and OSCE exams.

Table of Contents

How to look at an abdominal X-Ray
Solid organs
Hollow organs
Abnormal gas
Ascites
Abnormal intra-abdominal calcification
The female abdomen
Abdominal trauma
Iatrogenic objects
Foreign bodies/artefacts/misleading images
The acute abdomen
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Details

No. of pages:
228
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443102561