Imaging of Gynecological Disorders in Infants and Children

Imaging of Gynecological Disorders in Infants and Children

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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 value 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.83 3 Normal Anatomy and Imaging Appearances of the Female Reproductive Tract . ... During neonatal life and early infancy the develop- ment of the reproductive tract is stimulated by high levels of ... DWI Diffusion weighted- imaging GnRH Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone hCG human chorionic gonadotropin h Hours Hanbsp;...

Title:Imaging of Gynecological Disorders in Infants and Children
Author:Gurdeep S. Mann, Joanne C. Blair, Anne S. Garden
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-01-28


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