This is a multiauthored book dealing comprehensively with the various aspects of imaging of pediatric musculoskeletal trauma. The work is subdivided in three main sections: Overview of lesions; Imaging of traumatic injuries according to body region; and, Typical traumatic injuries of early infancy. The third section includes also legal aspects of child abuse (battered child) and will indicate current international medical-legal guidelines. The didactical approach and the wide-ranging account of the subject makes the book particularly valuable to practitioners from various disciplines, involved in diagnosis and management of trauma of pediatric bone and joint.
1. Major traumatic bone and joint injuries: overview.- 2. Micro-traumatic Lesions Caused by Overuse: Overview.- 3. Osteoarticular Trauma in the Pediatric Age: Overview - Apophyseal Injuries.- 4. Major and Minor Pediatric Traumatic Musculotendinous Injuries.- 5. Traumatic Lesions of the Peripheral Nerves.- 6. Imaging of Regional Injuries: The Axial Skeleton - the Skull,Vertebral Column, and Thoracic Cage.- 7. The Upper Limbs.- 8. The Pelvis and Lower Limbs.- 9. Birth Trauma. 10 Toddlers' Fracture.- 11. Bony Lesions from Non-accidental Trauma.- 12. The Battered Child: Guidelines and Medical-legal Implications.
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