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Also known as: barium enema, BE.
A Contrast Enema or Barium Enema (BE) is a test that takes pictures of your child’s large intestine. A special water-like liquid will be used which acts as a highlight to show details of the large intestine, rectum, and colon.
Results will be sent to the physician within one to two business days.
Reviewed by: Carrie Firestone Baum, MD
This page was last updated on: January 07, 2022 09:18 AM
The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is dedicated to the treatment of a wide variety of gastrointestinal problems in infants, children and adolescents with a multidisciplinary approach.
Crohn’s disease is a chronic type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes the intestine anywhere from mouth to anus to become inflamed, and/or ulcerated, causing it to lose its ability to absorb digested foods.
Constipation in a common problem in children and is described as a condition where the child has infrequent or hard dry and small bowel movements that are difficult to pass and are painful.
Fluoroscopy produces a continuous, moving image (video) to show how structures within the body are moving.
With contrast enhanced ultrasound, a contrast agent that contains “microbubbles” is used to improve the image and to to better define organs or lesions.
An enema is liquid medicine delivered into the anus and rectum to relieve constipation and help with colon cleansing, among other medical uses.