Atlas of Bone Scintigraphy in the Developing Paediatric by Prof. Dr. med. Klaus Hahn, Sibylle Fischer, Isky Gordon M.D.

By Prof. Dr. med. Klaus Hahn, Sibylle Fischer, Isky Gordon M.D. (auth.)

Radioisotope bone scans of the paediatric skeleton were undertaken within the Departments of Radiology and Nuclear drugs each day. symptoms for bone scintigraphy comprise an infection, trauma, fundamental benign bone tumours, in addition to malignancy. different stipulations corresponding to avascular necrosis and sure dysplasias additionally warrant a bone test. whilst confronted with a baby who's symptomatic, yet in whom the prognosis is doubtful, eg. the kid with a limp of backache, would require a bone experiment to exclude the skeleton because the resource of the indicators. For Departments the place paediatric bone scans are conducted every so often this Atlas will supply a vital reference for the Radiologist, Nuclear medication surgeon and Orthopaedic physician, which will evaluate any specific paediatric bone test with the differences of normality as displayed within the Atlas. very important suggestion is given to make sure prime quality bone test pictures for you to enable greater differentiation among normality and abnormality. This Atlas will be at the shelf of any division which undertakes bone scintigraphy in little ones, expecially if this is often performed on an abnormal basis.

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5. Left lateral view of skull and left upper limb Technical Comments - Note the rather poor positioning of the hands in all three figures compared to the images on p. 47 - The lateral views of the skull (Figs. 2 and 5) were taken anteriorly 48 4: Age 2-3 Years Thorax and Spine Fig. 1. Anterior view of thorax and spine 5 Fig. 2. Anterior view of thorax and spine Fig. 5. Anterior view of thorax and spine Technical Comments Note the right kidney in Fig. t. Posterior view of thorax and spine 1 Fig.

4. Pinhole view of left hip Fig. 2. Pinhole view of right hip Fig. 5. Pinhole view of left hip 54 Hips 4: Age 2-3 Years Pelvis, Lower Limbs and Feet 1 4 Fig. I. Anterior view of pelvis and lower limbs Fig. 4. Posterior view of lower limbs 2 5 Fig. 2. Anterior view of tibia, fibula and feet Fig. 5. Posterior view of tibia and fibula 3 Fig. 3. Lateral view of lower limbs and feet Technical Comments Note the clarity of the fibula separate from the tibia in Figs. 1, 2, 4 and 5. This is due to the "radiographic neutral position" of the feet Lateral views of the feet (Fig.

Posterior view of thorax, spine, pelvis and upper limbs 3 Fig. 3. Posterior view of thorax, spine, pelvis and upper limbs Technical Comments Note the different positioning of the upper limbs, this results in variation of the appearances of the scapulae in Fig. 1 compared with Fig. 2 The renal activity is different between the two kidneys in Figs. 2 and 3. These appearances are within normal limits ~ Potential Pitfall Focal patchy increased activity is noted in the lateral aspect of the ribs in all images.

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