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Interpretation

Radiographic Findings

Survey radiographs:

Right Lateral and Ventrodorsal
The gastric axis appears normal in position. Multiple curved smoothly marginated mixed soft tissue gaseous opacity objects are located within the fundus and body of the stomach. The material within the stomach occupies a good portion of the hollow viscera. Further evaluation of the abdomen reveals normal appearing abdominal structures.

Additional view:

Left Lateral
Borders of the foreign material can be distinguished from the stomach wall as a result of gas present within the stomach. Multiple variable length and thickness gas distended segments of bowl are present immediately caudal to gastric axis. It appears that the foreign material is contained within the stomach and does not extend into the pylorus or descending duodenum. Further evaluation of the abdomen reveals normal appearing abdominal structures. (P= pylorus, D=duodenum)

Radiographic Impression:

Foreign material/body located within the stomach
Presumably the missing sock