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something that mars the appearance or causes inadequacy or failure

to abandon one's cause or party usually to join another

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a failing or deficiency

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an imperfection in an object or machine

desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army

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Mucosal granules, mucosal or intramural filling defects and thickened folds can be seen in barium enema studies.
This was noted as a nodular filling defect on the surface of the ovary delineated by the intraperitoneal spill (Figure 7).
Yi and collegues (7) have reported that CT findings favor the diagnosis of pulmonary artery sarcoma when they include low-attenuation filling defect occupying the entire luminal diameter of the proximal or main pulmonary artery, usually accompanied by expansion of the involved arteries or extraluminal tumor extension (1-3,7).
The filling defect had a lower attenuation down to -6 Housefield units, more indicative of fat, compared to that expected for blood products of around 40-50 Hounsfield units.
Pulmonary angiography showed a filling defect in left upper lobe PA and right upper lobe PA.
Contrast-enhanced T1-weighted Vibe sequence coronal MRI shows contrast filling defect within the IVC due to ruptured liver hydatid cyst (b) (arrow).
The retrograde pyelogram did not demonstrate any filling defects or any evidence of the hydroureter (Figure 2).
Only a very faint filling defect was found in the excretory phase.
A double-contrast barium enema was arranged on the following day, revealed a segmental filling defect about 5 cm in length with mucosal destruction and stenosis over the rectosigmoid colon [Figure 1]b.
The patient underwent an endoscopic retrograde cholangiography (ERC) which showed a large filling defect [Figure 1] in the common bile duct, consistent with a large biliary stone.
CT angiogram of the chest showed a linear filling defect limited to the ascending aorta above the aortic valve annulus (Figure 4).
Fluoroscopic studies may outline a large mottled intraluminal filling defect in the stomach and duodenum that may extend into the small bowel with barium often trapped within the interstices.
Excretory urography showed an irregular filling defect in the upper pole calyx.
A percutaneous pancreaticogram was done which revealed a round filling defect of 15 mm occupying the main pancreatic duct in the region of the head of pancreas raising the possibility of a mucinous ductal neoplasm.