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does a fluoroscopic single contrast enema exam only reveal large intestines? if not. what other organs does it show.

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Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes,: It is performed specifically to evaluate the colon/large intestine. Since X-rays of the whole abdomen are performed as part of the procedure, it could provide limited evaluation of other structures such as the lumbosacral spine.
Answered on Jul 15, 2016
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