Barium appendicitis 1 month after a barium meal.


Because barium sulfate (BaSO(4)) is not harmful to the mucosa, it is widely used for gastrointestinal imaging. Barium appendicitis is a very rare complication of barium meals and barium enema. We report a case of acute appendicitis associated with retained appendiceal barium. A 47-year-old man presented with right lower abdominal pain after upper… (More)
DOI: 10.9738/CC160.1


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@article{Urade2012BariumA1, title={Barium appendicitis 1 month after a barium meal.}, author={Masaaki Urade and Toshihumi Shinbo}, journal={International surgery}, year={2012}, volume={97 4}, pages={296-8} }