Small bowel

A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

The small bowel (or small intestine) is the section of bowel between the stomach and the colon. It has distinctive mucosal folds, valvulae conniventes, and is made up of three functional units:

Radiographic features


See main article: barium studies of small bowel

Related pathology

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic
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rID: 2057
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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Small intestine

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  • Normal small bowe...
    Case 1: normal small bowel meal
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  • Case 2: normal small bowel barium study (annotated)
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