Abnormal Radiologic Features

Many small bowel abnormalities selectively involve either the mesenteric or antimesenteric borders of small intestinal loops solely or predominantly. Precise radio-logic distinction between these margins can localize and diagnose a variety of intraabdominal disease states, which otherwise share many common features. Table 14-1 summarizes the characteristic localization of involvement in a variety of conditions. Application of these principles is particularly helpful at any early stage of the lesion or when there may otherwise be an extensive differential diagnosis.

Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.

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