Top
20
Doctor insights on: What Is The Result Of Ultrasound Of Abdomen In Intussusception

Share
1

1
What is the result of CT of abdomen in intussusception?

Depends on stage: Intussusception may be intermitted, that is the bowel may go in and out. So ct is sensitive when taken during the pain. Ct might show, signs of inflammation, obstruction, the donut sign or 3rd kidney sign at the site of the intussusception. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Michael Gabor
2,271 doctors shared insights

Sonogram (Definition)

An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more


2

2
What is the result of xray in intussusception?

What is the result of xray in intussusception?

Barium enema: Intussusception is when the small intestine telescopes into the large intestine. It can cause pain, cramping, lethargy, and bloody stools. A barium or air contrast enema administered in a hospital can often reduce it and avoid surgery. This works about 75% of the time. In some instances surgery is needed to reduce the defect and in rare instances a bowel resection may be required. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
4

4
What are the causes of hernia in the abdomen?

What are the causes of hernia in the abdomen?

Many: While the exact cause for a particular person may be unknown, there are many factors that are associated with hernia disease such as collagen disorders which can be genetically determined, previous surgery, infection, trauma, or congenital (born with it). Although relatively uncommon, coughing can cause a hernia in the groin. There also is likely more than one factor in the cause. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
What is the sensitivity of ultrasound in deecting cirrhosis?I

What is the sensitivity of ultrasound in deecting cirrhosis?I

Useful tool: Ultrasound is a major screening tool for cirrhosis and its complications. It is also useful to aid in biopsy. CT and MRI are insensitive in early cirrhosis but helpfull on end stage disease. ...Read more

6

6
What does thickening of the first and second portion of the duodenal wall indicate during a CT scan result?

What does thickening of the first and second portion of the duodenal wall indicate during a CT scan result?

Depends: This is most commonly seen when the duodenum is empty and the wall can appear thickened. Less commonly, there may be real wall thickening related to infection, inflammation, ulcer, trauma, or cancer. ...Read more

7

7
In a ultrasound what does the dilation of the right renal pelvis mean?

In a ultrasound what does the dilation of the right renal pelvis mean?

Dilatation: A dilated renal pelvis means that structure #6 in the attached picture is dilated. This is where the urine collects before entering the ureter and heading to the bladder. Dilatation can be normal in some people, especially if the rest of the system is not dilated. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
What is the treatment of swelling in intestine?

What is the treatment of swelling in intestine?

"Intestinal"swelling: When you say "swelling" are you relating your abdominal circumference to feelings of distension, fluid retention, constipation, overeating? What evidence do you have the problem is intestinal? Over what period of time have you noted swelling (acute/chronic/recurrent)? What are your underlying medical problems (alcohol, liver disease, gut problems...)? What evaluation have you had to date? ...Read more

9

9
What is the meaning of "negligible vericocele" in ultrasound sonography of scortum?

What is the meaning of "negligible vericocele" in ultrasound sonography of scortum?

A varicocele is: Is an enlargement of veins in the scrotum. By adding the term "negligible" that means that it is very slight. I would not fret. Take care. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
My CT scan showed distention of the duodenum and possible thickening of the small intestine. What does that mean?

My CT scan showed distention of the duodenum and possible thickening of the small intestine. What does that mean?

Maybe nothing: why did you have the scan done? A stomach flu might give you those symptoms . If having a lot of pain or other issues you could see a surgeon or GI MD to scope you and they can pass a camera into your duodenum to check ...Read more

11

11
Can stool in the colon obstruct the view or impact the results of a CT scan of the abdomen /pelvis?

Can stool in the colon obstruct the view or impact the results of a CT scan of the abdomen /pelvis?

Not usually.: Depends upon what one is looking for. The ordering physician and radiologist collaborate to use the proper protocol to get the images they need. Sometimes this requires drinking contrast and/or having contrast injected. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
What is the cause of distended fetal gallbladder?

What is the cause of distended fetal gallbladder?

Choledochal cyst: A choledochal cyst is a possibility. It may or may not cause problems, so it will need to be monitored. ...Read more

13

13
What is the presumed cause of most aneurysms of the abdominal aorta?

What is the presumed cause of most aneurysms of the abdominal aorta?

Several theories: Most common belief is that aneurysms develop due to some inherent weakness in the artery's muscular layer due to an imbalance of collagen metabolism or genetic collagen abnormalities. The only independent risk of aneurysm growth is high blood pressure and smoking. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
What is the cause of a severe lower abdominal pain with an expansion of the scrotal sac?

What is the cause of a severe lower abdominal pain with  an expansion of the scrotal sac?

Possible hernia: The symptoms you describe could be a hernia. Nonetheless, that is a guess on the computer. You need to get an eval as soon as possible for a possible hernia, or other causes, ... As if it is a hernia and your scrotum is getting larger, you want to assure it does not get "strangulated." good luck. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
What is the cause of pain in testis?

What is the cause of pain in testis?

Here are...: - infection-related, such as std-/uti-related, or mumps; - torsion-related (testis or appendages), acute or recurrent intermittent; - referring-pain-related, such as stone, spinal nerve irritation from djd, pinched nerve, even rare single - newgrowth-related although usually painless; generally, a detailed hx, and physicals, possible tests should be able to deliver a correct DX most of times. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
19

19
What are the signs of vaginal cancer? Is bloating of the abdomen a sign?

What are the signs of vaginal cancer? Is bloating of the abdomen a sign?

See below: Ulcer and or a mass in the vagina and abnormal vaginal bleeding are usual signs of vaginal cancer. Abdominal bloating is not likely, though bloating may be associated with ovarian lesions. See this site for more info on vaginal cancer. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/vaginal-cancer/ds00812. ...Read more

20

20
What is the location of the pancreas in my belly?

What is the location of the pancreas in my belly?

Upper mid abdomen: The pancreas is located about 2-3 finger breadths below the breast bone in the middle of the upper abdomen. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Friedlander
77 doctors shared insights

Ultrasound Of Abdomen (Definition)

An ultrasound of abdomen is used to screen and diagnose many findings. A complete abdominal ultrasound will look at your liver, spleen, kidneys, pancreas , aorta ...Read more


Dr. Federico Seifarth
251 doctors shared insights

Intussusception (Definition)

A condition where the ...Read more