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What can abd x-rays (2 views) show?

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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Gas/fluid pattern: Xr only shows shadows. In abdominal film, we can presume by looking at shadows the c of the duodenum, if air goes all the way down to rectum if there are air-fluid levels in obstruction and of course if there is a denser shadow that should not be there. We can presume positions of organs and see calcifications if present. Bones may be seen where they are.

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