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Ultrasonography is currently the method of choice to examine the pediatric patient because it is widely available, noninvasive and inexpensive. Particularly, Doppler US is the method of choice to study renal artery stenoses, which are among the most frequent causes of arterial hypertension in children, in both renal allografts and native kidneys. This study(More)
This study evaluates the importance of magnetic resonance imaging (MR) in the exploration of the abdomen in a case of non-Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosed in a 14-year-old boy. Results are compared with those obtained using two widely used diagnostic methods: CT and ultrasonography (US). US revealed a prevalent involvement of the spleen, whereas CT showed a(More)
A patient of 12 suffering from aneurysmal cyst of the ischium was studied with traditional radiology, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The advantages of MRI in the study of this pathology compared to traditional radiography and CT are assessed. It was shown that the CT and MRI techniques are superior to standard X-ray(More)
AIM The results may be related to the relative delay in diagnosis and thus in treatment. The authors hope that their paper will help make physicians who work in emergency rooms more aware of the increase in stroke in children. METHODS AND RESULTS The study a departmental study in the Children's Hospital, carried out at the Giannina Gasslini Children's(More)
We have reviewed 5 cases of Caroli's disease, studied from 1982 to 1987, in order to define the validity of its sonographic signs. The "intraluminal portal vein" sign, found in all the cases, is emphasized. This sign may be easily identified and it is never encountered in other diseases. Recessive polycystic kidney disease was present in 3 cases, and(More)
INTRODUCTION Early slipped capital femoral epiphysis (ESCFE) can be treated surgically, with excellent results, if it is diagnosed in its initial stage; however, the rate of late or missed diagnoses remains surprisingly high. PURPOSE We compared radiography, US and MR sensitivity in ESCFE diagnosis. MATERIAL AND METHODS We examined 21 symptomatic(More)