Clinical Implications of Abnormal Digestive Tract Radiographs
A collection of related x-rays and essays in medical and surgical gastroenterology. Grouped into chapters on the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, pancreas, bilayer system, and colon, the clinical and radiologic features of 109 diseases are described individually. No bibliography. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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ADENOCARCINOMA OF THE GASTROESOPHAGEAL JUNCTION
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abdominal abscess acid acute adjacent air-fluid level ascending colon associated barium enema barium-filled benign biliary biopsies bleeding blood bowel disease calcifications cancer carcinoma cecal cecum cervical esophagus cholangitis chronic circumferential clinical common bile duct compression Crohn's disease cysts diagnosis diarrhea dilated distal distended diverticula diverticulosis duodenal bulb duodenum dysphagia endoscopic esoph fistula focal gallbladder gallstones gastric fundus gastric mucosa gastric ulcers gastroesophageal junction hemorrhage hiatal hernia ileum inflamed inflammatory involvement leiomyomas lesions loops lumen lymphoma malignant metastases midgut multiple normal occasionally occur operation oral pain pancreatic particularly patient perforation peritoneal plain film polyps portion proximal radiologic radiologist radiolucent rarely rectal rectum recurrent resection risk seen sigmoid small intestine small-bowel smooth sphincter stenosis stomach stricture submucosal surgery surgical swallowing symptoms syndrome therapy thickened tient tion tissue treatment tumor typically ulcerative colitis upper GI series upper quadrant usually visual volvulus vomiting wall x ray x-ray