A radiologic study of tuberculosis of the abdomen (gastrointestinal tract).

  title={A radiologic study of tuberculosis of the abdomen (gastrointestinal tract).},
  author={Taiyewo M. Kolawole and Edith A. Lewis},
  journal={The American journal of roentgenology, radium therapy, and nuclear medicine},
  volume={123 2},
The roentgenologic features of 160 cases of tuberculosis of the abdomen are reviewed. The 3 standard examinations of the gastrointestinal tract (plain film abdominal roentgenography, barium meal and follow-through studies, and barium enema examinations) are required to provide useful pointers towards the diagnosis. In plain film roentgenography of the abdomen, the triad of ascites, absence of gas shadows in the right iliac fossa, and segmental dilatation of the terminal ileum demonstrates… CONTINUE READING

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