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3 major parts of the colon

ascending

transverse

descending

2

whats your diagnosis

redundant colon

length colon increased, normal varient, usually no clinical sign

3

T/F there is usually more feces in colon than rectum

true

4

compression radiography may alleviate ____

interference from feces

5

contrast studies have largely been replaced by

endoscopy

ultrasound

CT - modality of choice

6

abnormalities of large bowel with radiographic changes:

impaction/dilation

displacement

7

T/F localized impaction is more common than generalized

False

8

impaction/dilation

accumulation of feces

consequence of obstruction or diminished function

9

with impaction/dilation radiopacity _______

increases due to water reabsorption

10

causes of impaction/dilation

idiopathic

stricture

spinal anomalies- sacrococcygeal agenesis in manx, fractures

neuromuscular disorders - dysautonomia

perineal hernias

congenital

11

whats your diagnosis

atresia ani

12

whats your diagnosis

perineal hernia: diverticulum

13

whats your diagnosis

pelvic mass - anal sac tumor

14

whats your diagnosis

medial iliac lymphadenopathy

15

whats your diagnosis

retroperitoneal hematoma