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Pulmonary interstitial glycogenosis (PIG) is a rare pediatric interstitial lung disease. We report a case of a term boy presenting with tachypnea at birth requiring supplemental oxygen. Chest radiographs followed by high-resolution CT (HRCT) demonstrated hyperinflation and diffuse interstitial markings interspersed with multiple cystic spaces. An open lung… (More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this prospective study was to determine the frequency of adverse events associated with supplemented and unsupplemented chloral hydrate sedation in a select group of children undergoing CT or MR imaging using the revised American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) monitoring and management guidelines for pediatric sedation. The AAP… (More)
We established renal vascular RIs in 177 normal kidneys in children. Age dependency of RIs was noted in children with normal kidneys. As compared to adults, renal RIs were found to be normally higher in children up to 10 years.
The puborectalis muscle sling was evaluated with MRI in 10 pediatric patients who had rectal pull-through surgery for anorectal anomalies. MRI (1.5T) demonstrated the puborectalis muscle equally or better than CT in 5 patients who had both CT and MRI. The amount of puborectalis muscle mass and the location of the pulled-through intestine in relation to the… (More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this series is to describe findings seen on abdominal sonography in neonates with erosion into the liver by umbilical vein catheters (UVCs). METHODS Four neonates with erosion of the UVC into hepatic parenchyma within a 2-year period were identified. A retrospective case analysis was performed to determine the symptoms and… (More)
One case of hemorrhage in the cavum septi pellucidi (CSP) is presented. This unusual location of intracranial hemorrhage was demonstrated by cranial sonography in a premature neonate.
Diagnosing obstructive uropathy by renal resistive indices calculated from duplex Doppler sonographic waveforms has been supported as well as challenged in the radiology literature relating to adults. Despite reports of normally higher resistive indices in children as compared to adults, two studies have documented high sensitivity and specificity of renal… (More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess the role of sonography in the diagnosis and management of palpable solid breast masses in adolescents and to correlate the sonographic findings with the histopathologic findings and clinical outcome. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective study was conducted with the breast sonograms of 20 adolescent girls… (More)
Neonatal liver abscess is a rare entity. There are no published reports of neonatal liver abscess in the radiology literature in the past 15 years. We recently encountered a premature infant in whom a hepatic abscess was diagnosed solely based on abnormal radiographic studies. We report this case to illustrate the unusual clinical and radiographic… (More)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the utility of computed tomography (CT) renal angiogram (CTRA) in the management of childhood hypertension. This is a retrospective study of 24 children with clinical suspicion of renovascular disease who underwent CTRA examinations. CTRA demonstrated surgically correctable etiology of hypertension in 38% of the… (More)