When is CT scanning the study of choice in small-bowel obstruction (SBO)?

Updated: Apr 28, 2017
  • Author: Mityanand Ramnarine, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Steven C Dronen, MD, FAAEM  more...
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Answer

CT scanning is the study of choice if the patient has fever, tachycardia, localized abdominal pain, and/or leukocytosis.


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