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Stomach bubble

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stomach bubble

The gas in the fundus of the stomach seen on an upright radiograph.

cascade stomach, a radiographic description: when contrast material is swallowed while the patient is in the upright position, the gastric fundus acts as a reservoir until contrast overflows (cascades) into the antrum; a normal variant in a horizontal stomach.