Emergency Imaging

  • María I. Martínez-León
Part of the Imaging for Clinicians book series (IMAGCLIN, volume 1)


A 10-year-old patient with a headache for a week, without any other signs or symptoms.


Ovarian Torsion Arterial Ischemic Stroke Orbital Cellulitis Retropharyngeal Space Acute Bacterial Sinusitis 
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Further Reading

Case 1: Acute Cerebellitis

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Case 2: Traumatic Head Injury

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Case 3: Pediatric Ischemic Stroke

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Case 4: Non-neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)

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Case 5: Orbital Cellulitis

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Case 6: Retropharyngeal Infections in Children

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Case 7: Acute Bacterial Sinusitis

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Case 8: Palm Tree Thorn Foreign Body Injury at the Knee

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Case 9: Ovarian Torsion

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Case 10: The Limping Child: A Systematic Approach to Diagnosis

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Authors and Affiliations

  • María I. Martínez-León
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  1. 1.Department of Radiology Pediatric Radiology UnitHospital Materno-Infantil del Hospital Regional Universitario Carlos HayaMálagaSpain

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