A series of x-rays of the lower intestine. The x-rays are taken after the patient is given an enema with a white, chalky solution that contains barium. The barium outlines the intestines on the x-rays.
Ad. Tired of being overweight?. W8MD's insurance Weight loss program can HELP*
Quick links: Medicine Portal | Encyclopedia | Gray's Anatomy | Topics | Diseases | Drugs | Wellness | Obesity | Metabolic syndrome | Weight loss*
Disclaimer: The entire contents of WIKIMD.ORG are for informational purposes only and do not render medical advice or professional services. If you have a medical emergency, you should CALL 911 immediately! Given the nature of the wiki, the information provided may not be accurate, misleading and or incorrect. Use the information on this wiki at your own risk! See full Disclaimer.
Link to this page: <a href="http://www.wikimd.org/wiki/Barium_enema">Barium enema</a>