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Gastrointestinal differential diagnosis 

Gastrointestinal differential diagnosis
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Gastrointestinal differential diagnosis
Author(s):

Michael J Darby

, Dominic A Barron

, and Rachel E Hyland

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199216369.003.0021
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date: 26 May 2020

Abdominal calcification 342

Ascites 342

Colonic dilatation 342

Pneumoperitoneum 343

Pneumatosis intestinalis (gas in the bowel wall) 343

Small bowel dilatation 343

Strictures 344

Calcification seen on an abdominal radiograph may be due to calcification of normal structures, or calcification indicating pathology.

Ribs (costal cartilage)....

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