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Air in the esophagus: a frequent radiographic finding.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  409196     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
While the radiologic literature discusses the presence of air in the esophagus on chest radiographs, this has almost always been reported as a finding associated with other radiologic abnormalities. In a retrospective study, esophageal air was noted on 36% of normal posteroanterior chest radiographs. The radiologic anatomy of the esophagus and the typical locations of air within it are discussed.
A V Proto; E J Lane
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  129     ISSN:  0361-803X     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  1977 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-10-20     Completed Date:  1977-10-20     Revised Date:  2008-02-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  433-40     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Esophagus / radiography*
Retrospective Studies

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