a thin radiolucent band across the neck of a contrast-filled benign gastric ulcer, indicating mucosal edema. Compare: Carman sign.
Hampton,Aubrey Otis, U.S. radiologist, 1900-1955.
Hampton hump - a juxtapleural pulmonary soft tissue density on a chest x-ray, described as a manifestation of pulmonary infarction.
Hampton line - a thin radiolucent band across the neck of a contrast-filled benign gastric ulcer, indicating mucosal edema.
Hampton maneuver - rolling a supine patient to the right and then left side to obtain an air contrast x-ray in gastrointestinal fluoroscopy.
Hampton technique - obsolete term for atraumatic, nonpalpation, fluoroscopic examination of the upper gastrointestinal tract in peptic ulcer disease with acute hemorrhage.
in contrast radiography of gastric ulceration, a radiolucent line across the ulcer crater at the level of the original gastric lumen, caused by undermining of the surrounding mucosal edge.