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Barium enema

Barium enema

Barium enema: Barium enema is an X-ray of the large intestine, which includes the colon and rectum, using a contrast agent called barium sulfate to highlight the colon and rectum.

Barium enema: Other Names

Other names for Barium enema include:

  • Lower gastrointestinal series

Symptoms Associated with Barium enema

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Barium enema:

Diseases Associated with Barium enema

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Barium enema:

Descriptions of Barium enema

Barium enema: A procedure in which a liquid with barium in it is put into the rectum and colon by way of the anus. Barium is a silver-white metallic compound that helps to show the image of the lower gastrointestinal tract on an x-ray.
Source: National Institute of Health

Basic Information: Barium enema

Disease or Condition count: 4; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Barium enema' may be involved.

Diseases and Conditions that List Barium enema as a Diagnostic Test

The following list of conditions have 'Barium enema' or similar listed as a medical diagnostic test in our database:




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