decubitus film

de·cu·bi·tus film

a radiograph exposed with the subject in the decubitus position, named for the side that is dependent.

de·cu·bi·tus film

(dē-kyū'bi-tŭs film)
A radiograph exposed with the subject in the decubitus position; named for the side that is dependent.
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With some pleural effusions, especially with subpulmonic location (layering below the lung but above the hemidiaphragm), a lateral Decubitus film is useful.
Abdominal radiography is typically the first imaging study obtained in patients suspected of having a bowel obstruction and should include supine and decubitus films. Large-bowel obstruction should be considered if the colonic diameter is greater than 6 cm and in the presence of air-fluid levels, although these findings are not specific for obstruction and can be seen with paralytic ileus and toxic megacolon.