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Abdomen - O. Clark West, MD, FACR*

1. Abdominal Trauma
        a. Hemoperitoneum and intraperitoneal fluid
        c. Retroperitoneal hemorrhage
        d. Gas collections: intraperitoneal and retroperitoneal
        e. Active arterial extravasation on CT
        f. Splenic injuries
        g. Liver injuries
        h. Gallbladder and biliary injuries
        i. Bowel injuries
        j. mesenteric injuries
        k. Pancreatic injuries
        l. Renal injuries
       m. Adrenal injuries
       n. Bladder injuries: intraperitoneal and extraperitoneal
2. Non-traumatic Abdominal Emergencies
      a. The peritoneal cavity
           Ascities
           Peritonitis
           Abdominal abscess
       b. Liver and biliary tract
          Jaundice: obstructive and non-obstructive
          Cholecystitis
       c. Pancreatitis
       d. Urinary tract
           Urinary stones
           Infection
           Pyelonephritis
           Renal abscess
       e. Adrenal hemorrhage
       f. Gastrointestinal tract
          Gastrointestinal hemorrhage
          Bowel obstruction
          Bowel infarction
          Bowel infection
          Appendicitis
          Diverticulitis
          Infectious enteritis and colitis
      g. Epiploic appendagitis
      h. Inflammatory bowel disease
          Crohn disease
          Ulcerative colitis

Credits:

AUTHOR: O. CLARK WEST, MD, FACR*
CASE ILLUSTRATION EDITOR(S):
                 SCOTT D. STEENBURG, MD (ABDOMEN TRAUMA) 


*Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (FASER)

Suggested ReadingS:

 Baker SR, Cho KC, The Abdominal Plain Film with Correlative Imaging. Stamford, CT: Appleton & Lange,  1999.

 Jeffrey RB, Jrl, Ralls PW. CT and Sonography of the Acute Abdomen. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott-  Raven, 1996.

 McKenney KL. Ultrasound of Blunt Abdominal Trauma, The Radiology Clinics of North America 1999; 37-  879-894.

 Novelline RA, Rhea JT, Bell T. Helical CT of Abdominal Trauma. The Radiology Clinics of North America  1999; 37; 591-612.

 Rao PM, Rhea JT, Novelline RA. Helical CT of Appendicitis and Diverticulitis. The Radiology Clinics of  North America 1999; 895-910

 Smith RC, Levine J, Rosenfeld AT, Helical CT of Urinary Tract Stones: Epidemiology, Origin,  Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Management. The Radiology Clinics of North America 1999; 37: 911-  952.

 West OC, Jarolimek AM. Abdomen: Traumatic Emergencies In: The Radiology of Emergency Medicine.  4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000:689-724.

 West OC, Tamm EP, Kawashima A, Jarolimek AM. Abdomen: Non-traumatic Emergencies In: The  Radiology of Emergency Medicine. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000:583-657


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