Skeletal System

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Introduction Fractures and other abnormalities involving the skull and face were covered in Chapter 2 . Initial imaging studies for a number of clinical problems are presented in Table 8.1…

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Chest

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The Normal Chest Image Technical Considerations Exposure Making a properly exposed chest x-ray is much more difficult than making x-rays of other parts of the body because the chest contains…

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Gastrointestinal System

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Introduction Imaging Techniques and Anatomy The most common imaging study of the abdomen is referred to as a KUB, or plain image of the abdomen. The term KUB is historical…

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Nonskeletal Pediatric Imaging

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Pediatric musculoskeletal imaging was covered in a special section at the end of Chapter 8 . Congenital cardiac lesions were covered in Chapter 5 . Table 9.1 shows the appropriate…

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Cardiovascular System

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Normal Anatomy and Imaging Techniques The normal anatomy and configuration of the heart on a chest x-ray and on a computed tomography (CT) scan were discussed in Chapter 3 ….

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Head and Soft Tissues of Face and Neck

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Skull and Brain The appropriate initial imaging studies for various clinical problems are shown in Table 2.1 . TABLE 2.1 Imaging Modalities for Cranial Problems Suspected Cranial Problem Initial Imaging…

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Breast

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Imaging Methods Breast imaging generally refers to mammography. Mammography can detect a significant number of tumors not found by palpation or self-breast examination. Even if a mass is palpable, there…

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Introduction

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An Approach to Image Interpretation The first step in medical imaging is to examine the patient and determine the possible cause of his or her problem. Only after this is…

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