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MR imaging of the pediatric pelvis.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Magnetic resonance imaging clinics of North America
Publication Date
Volume
4
Issue
4
Pages
679–696
Identifiers
PMID: 8832850
Source
Medline
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Abstract

A brief description of normal MR anatomy is presented, followed by a discussion of the main indications for MR imaging of the pelvis in children. The evaluation of congenital anomalies of the genital tract in boys and girls, including ectopic testes, abnormalities of the uterus and vagina, and of the anorectal region, are reviewed. A discussion of the role of MR imaging in evaluating the internal characteristics and extent of benign and malignant pelvic masses is included. The main indications for MR of the pelvis in children are discussed, after a brief description of normal anatomy.

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