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L int. clin incic.

Procedures 2 (chap 13)

Colitis (common exam and possible appearance) Inflammation. Thickening of mucosal wall, loss of haustral markings. Single and double contrast BE
Ulcerative Colitis (common exam and possible appearance) Severe inflammation. "coblestone" or "stovepipe". Single and double BE
Diverticula (osis/itis) (common exam and possible appearance) Outpouching. Multiple is -osis, -itis is if its infected. Barium filled circular defects projecting outward from colon. Jagged or "sawtooth" Double contrast BE
Intussusception (common exam and possible appearance) Telescoping of intestine into another portion. "mushroom shaped" dilation at distal aspect of instussusception, little barium or gas passing it. Single or air/gas contrast enema.
Neoplasm (common exam and possible appearance) New growth. narrowness or tapering of lumen, "apple-core" or "napkin ring". Double contrast BE
Polyps (common exam and possible appearance) Barium filled saclike projections projecting inward. Double contrast BE; CT
Volvulus (common exam and possible appearance) Twisting of the intestine on its own mesentary. Tapered or "corkscrew", air filled distended region of intestine. Single contrast BE
Created by: Zoest35