Normal pediatric imaging examples

Last revised by Ian Bickle on 15 Oct 2023

This article lists examples of normal imaging of the pediatric patients divided by region, modality, and age.

  • CT chest: examples needed

  • ultrasound abdomen: example 1

  • ultrasound renal: example needed

  • cervical spine radiograph

  • odontoid peg view

  • posterior nasal space x-ray: example needed

  • soft tissue neck

  • MRI neck: example needed

  • hip: examples needed

  • femur: examples needed

  • knee: examples needed

  • tibia and fibula: examples needed

  • ankle

foot: examples needed

Skeletal surveys are performed in cases of:

  • suspected non-accidental pediatric skeletal injury

  • post-mortem before an autopsy in cases of suspected sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) to exclude traumatic skeletal injury or skeletal abnormalities indicative of an underlying naturally occurring disease

    • 4-month-old: example needed

    • new-born ('baby-gram'): example 1

Computed bone maturity (bone age) measurement are performed in cases of suspected growth delay or early pubertal development:

Computed tomography scanogram for leg length discrepancy assessment is performed in patients (children in most of the cases) with suspected inequality in leg length. 

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: normal neonatal hip ultrasound
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