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ace of spades

ace of spades appearance 

IMAGING

A term referring to the smoothly contoured column of contrast that voluptuously ends in a sharp cut-off at a point, fancifully likened to an ace of spades of playing cards

CARDIOLOGY

A popular term referring to the appearance of the obliterated

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ace of spades appearance in heart

left ventricle during systole in apical cardiomyopathy, as seen by ventriculography (to the left, systole) which may be accompanied by mitral valve regurgitation.

References International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging 2008; 24:675-681

Cardiology Research 2012; 3 (3):137-139 (image, left)

GASTROENTEROLOGY

Duodenum The normal appearance of the duodenal bulb in a radiocontrast study of the

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ace of spades sign in sigmoid colon

upper GI tract

• Oesophagus Bird’s beak appearance, see there

• Colon The appearance of the radiocontrast column in volvulus of the sigmoid colon (image, left/bottom). 

Reference www.ispub.com/journal/the_internet_  journal_of_gastroenterology/volume_  2_number_1_20/article/opening_  pandora_s_box_the_role_of_contrast_  enemas_in_abdominal_imaging.html

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