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What is Neonatal & Pediatric Imaging?

Neonatal & Pediatric radiology is a subspecialty of general radiology that is specifically for infants, children, and adolescents. Pediatric imaging techniques are used to diagnose medical and surgical problems, especially for premature or infant patients who cannot verbalize pain or symptoms.

Pediatric imaging techniques include

  • X-ray, ultrasound
  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Nuclear medicine

An x-ray image of an infant suffering from scurvy.

Recommended Neonatal & Pediatric Textbooks

Image credit: "X-ray of infant with scurvy." The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, edited by Jacqueline L. Longe, 5th ed., Gale, 2015. Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine, Accessed 29 Aug. 2020.