Normal pediatric imaging examples

Dr Dalia Ibrahim and 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
  • ultrasound abdomen: example 1
  • ultrasound renal: example needed
  • occipitomental (Waters) view 
    • example needed
  • lateral skull X-ray: example 1
  • nasal bone: 6-year-old: example 1
  • cervical spine radiograph
  • odontoid peg view
  • posterior nasal space x-ray: example needed
  • soft tissue neck
  • MRI neck: example needed
  • thoracic spine radiograph

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. 

Article information

rID: 52519
System: Paediatrics
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