Abdominal radiograph pearls and pitfalls for the emergency department radiologist: a pictorial review.
Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Apr;42(4):987-1019. doi: 10.1007/s00261-016-0859-8.
Loo JT1,2,3, Duddalwar V4, Chen FK4, Tejura T4, Lekht I4, Gulati M4.
Abdominal plain films are often the first imaging examination performed on a patient with abdominal pain in the emergency department. Radiograph findings can help guide clinical management and the need for advanced imaging. A pictorial review of a range of abdominal radiograph findings is presented, including bowel gas patterns, abdominal organ evaluation, pathologic gas, calcifications, implanted devices, and foreign bodies.