MR Imaging of Pediatric Trauma

Thomas Ray S Sanchez, Siddharth P. Jadhav, Leonard E. Swischuk

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Abstract

Although plain radiography remains the most important and cost-effective imaging for screening and characterizing osseous injuries, it has been well recognized that pediatric fractures can occur without radiographic abnormalities. The superb capability of MR imaging in demonstrating marrow edema, cartilage defects, and soft tissue injuries makes it an essential adjunct in the further evaluation of trauma to the growing skeleton. The key MR imaging findings of growth plate injuries, stress fractures, avulsion injuries, osteochondritis dissecans, transient patellar dislocation, and soft tissue injuries are described in this article.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)927-938
Number of pages12
JournalRadiologic Clinics of North America
Volume47
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2009

Fingerprint

Soft Tissue Injuries
Pediatrics
Wounds and Injuries
Patellar Dislocation
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Stress Fractures
Skeleton
Radiography
Cartilage
Edema
Bone Marrow
Costs and Cost Analysis
Salter-Harris Fractures

Keywords

  • Avulsion injury
  • Musculoskeletal trauma
  • Occult fractures
  • Osteochondritis dissecans
  • Stress fractures

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

Cite this

Sanchez, T. R. S., Jadhav, S. P., & Swischuk, L. E. (2009). MR Imaging of Pediatric Trauma. Radiologic Clinics of North America, 47(6), 927-938. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rcl.2009.08.008

MR Imaging of Pediatric Trauma. / Sanchez, Thomas Ray S; Jadhav, Siddharth P.; Swischuk, Leonard E.

In: Radiologic Clinics of North America, Vol. 47, No. 6, 11.2009, p. 927-938.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sanchez, TRS, Jadhav, SP & Swischuk, LE 2009, 'MR Imaging of Pediatric Trauma', Radiologic Clinics of North America, vol. 47, no. 6, pp. 927-938. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rcl.2009.08.008
Sanchez, Thomas Ray S ; Jadhav, Siddharth P. ; Swischuk, Leonard E. / MR Imaging of Pediatric Trauma. In: Radiologic Clinics of North America. 2009 ; Vol. 47, No. 6. pp. 927-938.
@article{672b12dad088461a81680f495c61d8bc,
title = "MR Imaging of Pediatric Trauma",
abstract = "Although plain radiography remains the most important and cost-effective imaging for screening and characterizing osseous injuries, it has been well recognized that pediatric fractures can occur without radiographic abnormalities. The superb capability of MR imaging in demonstrating marrow edema, cartilage defects, and soft tissue injuries makes it an essential adjunct in the further evaluation of trauma to the growing skeleton. The key MR imaging findings of growth plate injuries, stress fractures, avulsion injuries, osteochondritis dissecans, transient patellar dislocation, and soft tissue injuries are described in this article.",
keywords = "Avulsion injury, Musculoskeletal trauma, Occult fractures, Osteochondritis dissecans, Stress fractures",
author = "Sanchez, {Thomas Ray S} and Jadhav, {Siddharth P.} and Swischuk, {Leonard E.}",
year = "2009",
month = "11",
doi = "10.1016/j.rcl.2009.08.008",
language = "English (US)",
volume = "47",
pages = "927--938",
journal = "Radiologic Clinics of North America",
issn = "0033-8389",
publisher = "W.B. Saunders Ltd",
number = "6",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - MR Imaging of Pediatric Trauma

AU - Sanchez, Thomas Ray S

AU - Jadhav, Siddharth P.

AU - Swischuk, Leonard E.

PY - 2009/11

Y1 - 2009/11

N2 - Although plain radiography remains the most important and cost-effective imaging for screening and characterizing osseous injuries, it has been well recognized that pediatric fractures can occur without radiographic abnormalities. The superb capability of MR imaging in demonstrating marrow edema, cartilage defects, and soft tissue injuries makes it an essential adjunct in the further evaluation of trauma to the growing skeleton. The key MR imaging findings of growth plate injuries, stress fractures, avulsion injuries, osteochondritis dissecans, transient patellar dislocation, and soft tissue injuries are described in this article.

AB - Although plain radiography remains the most important and cost-effective imaging for screening and characterizing osseous injuries, it has been well recognized that pediatric fractures can occur without radiographic abnormalities. The superb capability of MR imaging in demonstrating marrow edema, cartilage defects, and soft tissue injuries makes it an essential adjunct in the further evaluation of trauma to the growing skeleton. The key MR imaging findings of growth plate injuries, stress fractures, avulsion injuries, osteochondritis dissecans, transient patellar dislocation, and soft tissue injuries are described in this article.

KW - Avulsion injury

KW - Musculoskeletal trauma

KW - Occult fractures

KW - Osteochondritis dissecans

KW - Stress fractures

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=70449111897&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=70449111897&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1016/j.rcl.2009.08.008

DO - 10.1016/j.rcl.2009.08.008

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:70449111897

VL - 47

SP - 927

EP - 938

JO - Radiologic Clinics of North America

JF - Radiologic Clinics of North America

SN - 0033-8389

IS - 6

ER -