Causes of facial swelling in pediatric patients: correlation of clinical and radiologic findings.

@article{Khanna2006CausesOF,
  title={Causes of facial swelling in pediatric patients: correlation of clinical and radiologic findings.},
  author={Geetika Khanna and Yutaka Sato and Richard J H Smith and Nancy M. Bauman and Jeffrey A. Nerad},
  journal={Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc},
  year={2006},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={157-71}
}
Facial swelling is a common clinical problem in pediatric patients. The causes of swelling are diverse, and knowledge of the typical clinical and imaging manifestations and the most common sites of occurrence of these conditions is needed to formulate a differential diagnosis. The general clinical manifestations may be classified into the following four groups: (a) acute swelling with inflammation, (b) nonprogressive swelling, (c) slowly progressive swelling, and (d) rapidly progressive… CONTINUE READING

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