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Imaging of Gynecological Disorders in Infants and Children

  • Gurdeep S. Mann
  • Joanne C. Blair
  • Anne S. Garden

Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Also part of the Diagnostic Imaging book sub series (Med Radiol Diagn Imaging)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Gurdeep S. Mann, Umber Agarwal
    Pages 1-20
  3. Justin H. Davies, Pat S. Malone, Jo Fairhurst
    Pages 31-49
  4. Gurdeep S. Mann, Angela T. Byrne
    Pages 51-64
  5. Caren J. Landes, Joanne C. Blair
    Pages 81-113
  6. Laurence J. Abernethy, Joanne C. Blair, Julie B. Smith, Mohammed A. Didi
    Pages 115-143
  7. Urmi Das, Gurdeep S. Mann
    Pages 145-171
  8. Gurdeep S. Mann, Angela T. Byrne, Anne S. Garden
    Pages 173-208
  9. Kieran McHugh, Kirsteen McDonald, Edwin Jesudason
    Pages 209-223
  10. Gurdeep S. Mann, Asha Shivaram, Andrew Healey
    Pages 225-245
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 247-255

About this book

Introduction

This textbook provides a comprehensive review of gynecological imaging in infancy, childhood, and adolescence. Experts from the disciplines of pediatric radiology, gynecology, surgery, and endocrinology have come together to produce a textbook that, while written primarily from the perspective of the radiologist, will be of interest to all professionals involved in the management of these patients.

The normal development of the female reproductive tract is described in detail through embryological development, normal childhood appearances, and puberty. Congenital abnormalities are addressed in chapters reviewing structural abnormalities of the reproductive tract and disorders of sex development. A symptoms-based approach is followed in chapters devoted to the assessment of the patient with gynecological pain and disorders of menstruation. Disorders of the breast and the imaging of patients with gynecological neoplasia are considered in dedicated chapters.

The specialty of pediatric gynecology is evolving rapidly, drawing on the skills and expertise of professionals from a wide range of specialties. This textbook should prove valuable to all who are involved in this new field of medicine.

Keywords

pediatric endocrinology pediatric gynecology pediatric imaging pediatric radiology pediatric surgery pediatric urology

Editors and affiliations

  • Gurdeep S. Mann
    • 1
  • Joanne C. Blair
    • 2
  • Anne S. Garden
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. Paediatric RadiologyAlder Hey Children's HospitalLiverpoolUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Royal Liverpool Children's NHS TrustLiverpoolUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Dept. Paediatric RadiologyAlder Hey Children's HospitalLiverpoolUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-85602-3
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-85601-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-85602-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0942-5373
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