NUCLEAR MEDICINE

Abusive head trauma: scalp, subscalp, and cranium

Apr 10, 2017 by in NUCLEAR MEDICINE Comments Off on Abusive head trauma: scalp, subscalp, and cranium

Figure 17.1 Normal scalp anatomy. Anatomic representation illustrating the various anatomic layers of the scalp, using the mnemonic SCALP (Skin, Connective subcutaneous tissue, Aponeurotica, Loose avascular connective tissue, Pericranium). (Reprinted…

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Abusive head trauma: parenchymal injury

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Figure 19.1 Delayed necrosis on DWI in a two-month-old infant. This child presented with encephalopathy and respiratory failure requiring intubation. An outside CT was performed due to the encephalopathy and…

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Skeletal trauma: general considerations

Apr 10, 2017 by in NUCLEAR MEDICINE Comments Off on Skeletal trauma: general considerations

High specificity* CMLs Rib fractures, especially posteromedial Scapular fractures Spinous process fractures Sternal fractures Moderate specificity Multiple fractures, especially bilateral Fractures of different ages Epiphyseal separations Vertebral body fractures and…

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Differential diagnosis V: obstetric trauma

Apr 10, 2017 by in NUCLEAR MEDICINE Comments Off on Differential diagnosis V: obstetric trauma

Figure 11.1 Obstetric clavicle and contralateral humerus fractures. A term 9-lb, 2-oz. infant with shoulder dystocia delivered by vacuum extraction. AP radiograph of the chest reveals a displaced fracture of…

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