Errors in Imaging of the Acute Female Pelvis: Where Do They Occur and How Can We Reduce Them?

  • Ania Z. Kielar
  • Shauna Duigenan
  • Darcy J. Wolfman


This chapter outlines issues which can lead to errors in pelvic imaging, specifically in women. This includes common pelvic diagnoses which can have variable imaging appearances, as well as less common, but clinically significant pathologic conditions. The best imaging modality for each condition, depending on the clinical history provided, will be reviewed.


Errors Women’s imaging Endometriosis Standardization Guidelines 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ania Z. Kielar
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Shauna Duigenan
    • 1
  • Darcy J. Wolfman
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.C1-Imaging, The Ottawa HospitalUniversity of OttawaOttawaCanada
  2. 2.University of TorontoTorontoCanada
  3. 3.Ottawa Hospital Research InstituteOttawaUSA
  4. 4.Community Radiology Division, Department of RadiologyJohns Hopkins School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA
  5. 5.American Institute for Radiologic PathologyAmerican College of RadiologySilver SpringUSA

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