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 Hints