Transient gas-filled appendix developing during excretory urography.

  • Femi Komolafe
  • Published 1985 in Diagnostic imaging in clinical medicine


Gas-filled appendix is well recognized in association with appendicitis, and in acute abdominal conditions associated with bowel distension. 3 patients who developed gas-filled appendix in the course of excretory urography are reported. The phenomenom is thought to result from the reported property of ionic contrast materials to produce anticholinesterase… (More)


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