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Imaging of pediatric neurovascular emergencies


Pediatric strokes are rare but critical diagnoses to make in the emergency setting. They are associated with a set of pathologies that are not frequently encountered in the adult population. Some of these diseases have variable clinical presentations and imaging appearance depending on the age of onset and severity of the underlying pathologies. This article reviews the differential diagnoses and noninvasive imaging evaluation of pediatric cerebral ischemic and hemorrhagic diseases.

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Tang, Y., Goodman, W.C., Maldonado, M.D. et al. Imaging of pediatric neurovascular emergencies. Emerg Radiol 25, 227–234 (2018).

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  • Pediatric
  • Stroke
  • Hemorrhage
  • Arteriopathy
  • Cerebrovenous thrombosis
  • Arteriovenous malformation
  • Aneurysm