Case of the Month

Our Imaging Case of the Month is presented as a part of the imaging department's residency teaching program. Each month a resident collaborates with one of our attending imaging physicians to present an interesting case to the Cedars-Sinai medical community. The case is used to teach both imaging and other residents at Cedars-Sinai. Below is the current Case of the Month:  

Submitted by Allen Ardestani, MD, and Thomas J. Learch, MD .

A 10 month old otherwise healthy female presents with one day of bilious vomiting, lethargy.  The patient was afebrile, had no diarrhea, and the parents denied any sick contacts.

What is the preferred initial imaging test in a vomiting infant?

B) Ultrasound
C) Upper GI series
D) Tc-99m sulfur colloid reflux scintigraphy

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