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String of Pearls Sign

Erect abdominal radiograph of a patient showing small bubbles of gas trapped between folds in dilated, fluid-filled loops producing the string of pearls ( or beads) sign (arrows), rows of small gas bubbles oriented horizontally or obliquely across the abdomen.


“string of pearls ( or beads) ” sign virtually diagnostic of small bowel obstruction.

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Comment by Hugh L. Curtis on June 18, 2012 at 11:29am

Glenn Miller!

Comment by M.T Niknejad on January 31, 2011 at 1:40pm
Thank you ...
Comment by saeed rad on January 31, 2011 at 11:46am
Nice presentation, thanx.

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