Breast

Feb 19, 2020 by in GENERAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Breast

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

Feb 19, 2020 by in GENERAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Introduction

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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Musculoskeletal Imaging

Jan 5, 2020 by in PEDIATRIC IMAGING Comments Off on Musculoskeletal Imaging

Imaging Techniques Radiography Conventional radiographs depict the bony detail of the skeletal system quite well and remain the mainstay in the evaluation of musculoskeletal disease. In the setting of acute…

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Brain Imaging

Jan 5, 2020 by in PEDIATRIC IMAGING Comments Off on Brain Imaging

Imaging the Pediatric Brain The central nervous system (CNS) consists of the skull, brain, spine, and spinal cord. Imaging the brain in children differs from imaging adult patients in many…

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Head and Neck Imaging

Jan 5, 2020 by in PEDIATRIC IMAGING Comments Off on Head and Neck Imaging

The “head and neck” encompasses extracranial structures from the skull base to the thoracic inlet including the orbits, nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses (PNSs), face, jaws, temporal bones and soft tissues…

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Chest Imaging

Jan 5, 2020 by in PEDIATRIC IMAGING Comments Off on Chest Imaging

Imaging Techniques and Indications Conventional Radiography Diagnostic imaging plays an important role in the evaluation of the upper airway and chest in children. Chest radiographs comprise about 40% of all…

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Genitourinary Imaging

Jan 5, 2020 by in PEDIATRIC IMAGING Comments Off on Genitourinary Imaging

This chapter provides an introduction to pediatric genitourinary imaging for the radiology resident. It will focus on diseases commonly encountered in or specific to children and congenital anomalies. Diseases more…

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Gastrointestinal Imaging

Jan 5, 2020 by in PEDIATRIC IMAGING Comments Off on Gastrointestinal Imaging

To the radiologist who cares for adults, the exact age of a patient is rarely of great importance. To be sure, one approaches the chest radiograph of a 30-year-old differently…

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Spine Imaging

Jan 5, 2020 by in PEDIATRIC IMAGING Comments Off on Spine Imaging

The spinal cord is an integral part of the neural axis or central nervous system. Disease entities in the brain or spinal cord may have a direct or indirect influence…

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Cardiac Imaging

Jan 5, 2020 by in PEDIATRIC IMAGING Comments Off on Cardiac Imaging

Congenital Heart Disease Congenital heart disease (CHD) occurs in approximately 1% of all live births, or 40,000 births annually in the United States. It remains the leading cause of birth…

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