Gastrointestinal Emergencies in the Infant and Young Child

  • Gloria del PozoEmail author
  • Teresa Berrocal
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Abdominal pain in children is a common presentation. When severe, differentiating surgical from medical causes is required. This chapter systematically reviews the causes of gastrointestinal emergencies past the neonatal period outlining the imaging algorithms and multi-modality imaging findings of the most common causes.


Acute Appendicitis Bowel Loop Crohn Disease Perforated Appendicitis Lead Point 
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  1. 1.Pediatric Radiology Section, Department of RadiologyUniversity Hospital 12 de OctubreMadridSpain
  2. 2.Pediatric Radiology Section, Department of RadiologyUniversity Hospital La PazMadridSpain

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