Procedures & Tests - Barium Enema

(This procedure/test may also be known as: Lower GI Series, Lower Gastrointestinal Series)

Barium enema is a special x-ray of the large intestine, which includes the colon and rectum. Abnormal test results may be a sign of acute appendicitis; colitis due to Crohn's disease; diverticulitis; ulcerative colitis; Hirschsprung's disease; intestinal obstruction; and intussusception.

Related Conditions

Related Conditions
Here are some of the conditions related to this procedure/test. Select a condition to get more information and resources: Appendicitis, Crohn's Disease, Diverticulitis, Hirschsprung's Disease, Intussusception, Intestinal Obstruction, Ulcerative Colitis.

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