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What are the tests for intestinal atresia?

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Dr. Stephen Kim
26 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
X-rays: Usually intestinal atresis can be suspected by plain abdominal x-rays. More specific tests include contrast studies: upper GI contrast study and contrast enema study.
Answered on Oct 23, 2017
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