Normal pediatric imaging examples

Dr Ian Bickle et al.

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

  • CT chest: examples needed
  • occipitomental (Waters) view 
    • example needed
  • lateral skull X-ray
  • nasal bone
  • CT cervical spine: example 1 (13-year-old), example 2 (12-year-old)
  • CT neck: example needed
  • MRI neck: example needed
  • shoulder:  2-year-old: example 1,  7-year-old: example 1
  • humerus
  • elbow
  • radius and ulna:
  • wrist: examples needed
  • hand: examples needed
  • fingers: examples needed

Skeletal surveys are performed in cases of

  • suspected non-accidental pediatric skeletal injury:  5-month-old: example 1
  • post-mortem before 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

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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rID: 52519
System: Paediatrics
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