Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 18, Issue 3, pp 240–241 | Cite as

Calcification in the adrenal glands associated with disseminated herpes simplex infection

  • S. C. Morrison
  • E. Comisky
  • B. D. Fletcher
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Abstract

Bilateral adrenal calcification was identified in a neonate at 7 weeks of age following Herpes Simplex Type I infection at 2 weeks of age. Calcification could be identified by plain films and ultrasound. Extensive hepatic calcification was also noted.

Keywords

Public Health Herpes Simplex Adrenal Gland Herpes Simplex Type Plain Film 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. C. Morrison
    • 1
  • E. Comisky
    • 1
  • B. D. Fletcher
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity Hospital of ClevelandClevelandUSA

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