Joosje Bomer, Samuel Stafrace, Robin Smithuis and Herma Holscher
Akershus Universitetssykehus in Lørenskog, Norway, Sidra Medicine in Doha, Qatar, Alrijne hospital in Leiden and Juliana Children's Hospital in the Hague, the Netherlands
A neonate with an acute abdomen usually presents with vomiting, constipation and distention of the belly.
When the symptoms are present immediately after birth, the most common cause is a...
Radiology department of the University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands
Cystic masses in the abdomen of a child are common.
Many of these are discovered with prenatal ultrasound.
Others are detected when a child has abdominal complaints and imaging is...
Erik Beek, Martine van Grotel, Bart de Keizer, Annemieke Littooij and Rutger Jan Nievelstein
Department of Radiology, Solid tumors and Nuclear Medicine of the University Medical Center Utrecht and Princess Maxima Center for Pediatric Oncology
abdominal tumors in children are rare and usually present as solid masses. Treatment is done in specialized
centers, but the initial diagnosis is usually made in the hospital where...
Suzanne Spijkers, Annemieke Littooij, Martine van Grotel and Erik Beek
Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Utrecht and Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology in Utrecht
Wilms tumor comprises the vast majority of renal neoplasms in young children and resection with neoadjuvant chemotherapy is the treatment of choice.
Most other renal tumors
Gael J. Lonergan
Chief of Radiology of the Children's Hospital of Austin, Washington, DC
This article is based on a presentation given by Gael Lonergan at the 'Teaching in Holland' course and adapted for the Radiology Assistant by Robin Smithuis.
In this overview...
Joost van Schuppen, W. Onland and Rick van Rijn
Paediatric Radiology and Neonatology of the Emma's Children Hospital, Academical Medical Center, Amsterdam
In this review we will discuss the normal and abnormal position of tubes and lines on a neonatal chest x-ray.