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Gynaecological Disorders in the Neonate and Young Child

  • Gurdeep S. Mann
  • Angela T. Byrne
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

Improvements in antenatal imaging have resulted in greater detection of genitourinary pathology in the female fetus such as ovarian cyst, hydrocolpos and cloacal malformation. Postnatal US imaging follow-up is initially indicated in these children and will contribute significantly to the subsequent management plan, including the timing and nature of imaging follow-up. US is the first line investigation for a suspected abdominopelvic mass, inguinal hernia or labial mass. This chapter will review the role of diagnostic imaging in the neonate or young child with suspected ovarian or genital tract pathology.

Keywords

Inguinal Hernia Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Ovarian Cyst Duplication Cyst Urogenital Sinus 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Abbreviations

DSD

Disorders of sex development

NOC

Neonatal ovarian cyst

β-hCG

Beta Human Chorionic Gonadotropin

US

Ultrasound

LH

Luteinising hormone

HPO

Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Ovarian

FSH

Follicle stimulating hormone

IVC

Inferior vena cava

CT

Computed Tomography

MRI

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

UGS

Urogenital sinus

VACTERL

Vertebral, Anorectal, Cardiac, Esophageal, Renal, Limb defects

F

French

MR

Magnetic Resonance

DMSA

Dimercaptosuccinic acid

MAG-3

Mercapto-acetyltriglycine

AIS

Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyAlder Hey Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation TrustLiverpoolUK
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyLiverpool Women’s Hospital NHS Foundation TrustLiverpoolUK
  3. 3.Department of Radiology, British Columbia Children’s HospitalUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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