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The Rigler's sign, also known as the double wall sign, is seen on an x-ray of the abdomen when air is present on both sides of the intestine, i.e. when there is air on both the luminal and peritoneal side of the bowel wall.  Pneumoperitoneum may be a result of perforation or, from recent instrumentation or surgery. A false double wall sign can result from two loops of bowel being in contact with one another.  http://radiopaedia.org/articles/rigler-sign-1

Abdominal x-ray demonstrates numerous loops of small bowel outlined by gas both within the lumen and free within the peritoneal cavity. There is also ascites, with mottled gas densities over bilateral paracolic gutters.

Pulmonary metastases are common and the result of metastatic spread to the lungs from a variety of tumours. Spread can occur via blood, or lymphatics. The remainder of this article concerns itself with haematogenous pulmonary metastases  Read more:  http://radiopaedia.org/articles/pulmonary-metastases

Pulmonary metastases are common and the result of metastatic spread to the lungs from a variety of tumours. Spread can occur via blood, or lymphatics.

Snowman sign refers to the configuration of the heart and its superior borders resembling a snowman. This is seen in total anomalous pulmonary venous return.  The paratracheal shadow on the right is the prominent SVC and on the left is the vertical vein. The innominate vessel lies in the midline above base of heart. These three prominent vessels together form the head of the 'snowman'. The body is formed by the rest of the heart.  http://radiopaedia.org/articles/snowman-sign-total-anomalous-

Snowman sign refers to the configuration of the heart and its superior borders…

Pyloric Stenosis

Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis - classically presents as non-bilious projectile vomiting during the second month of life. Ultrasound is excellent for first line assessment with the pylorus considered.

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Radiation & The Body: What You Should Know (Infographic)

WHY WE DIE, Simple,. Cancer is natural & caused by radiation. Radiation Exposure and the body. This would have been helpful in xray school as I was learning this stuff.

April Fools' 2013 : Vertebral aplasia - Von Schlapp syndrome | Radiology Case | Radiopaedia.org

Vertebral aplasia, in association with the patient’s clinical symptoms, is consistent with the diagnosis of Von Schlapp Syndrome (VSS).

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