Barium appendicitis

Daisuke Omura, Naoko Yunoki, Yuki Otsuka, Yasuhiro Nakano, Hideharu Hagiya, Fumio Otsuka

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We have presented a case of barium appendicitis, which is a rare complication of barium enema studies. Barium sulfate is used widely for gastrointestinal radiographic studies and is associated with few complications. Clinicians need to be fully aware of this complication.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere04583
JournalClinical Case Reports
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2021


  • appendicitis
  • barium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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