The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 86, Issue 9, pp 805–816 | Cite as

Bowel Imaging in Children: Part 1

  • Devasenathipathy Kandasamy
  • Raju SharmaEmail author
  • Arun Kumar Gupta
Review Article


The bowel is a challenging abdominal organ to image. The main reason is the variable location, convoluted morphology and motility. A variety of bowel disorders such as congenital, developmental, inflammatory, infectious and neoplastic lesions can affect children and most of them are either unique to this age group or have a distinct clinico-radiological appearance compared to adults. Imaging plays a very important role in characterizing these lesions and further guiding the management. This is the first part of the series on imaging of bowel disorders in children. This article will cover the imaging modalities used for the evaluation of bowel and the imaging features of congenital /developmental disorders.


Bowel Imaging Children 



All the authors contributed to this manuscript equally in writing and proof reading. Dr. Arun Kumar Gupta and Dr. Raju Sharma will act as guarantors for this paper.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Devasenathipathy Kandasamy
    • 1
  • Raju Sharma
    • 1
    Email author
  • Arun Kumar Gupta
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiodiagnosisAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia

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