ECR 2018 / C-2902
Ultrasonographic Assessment of Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders in a Pediatric Emergency: Iconografhic Essay and Literature Review
Congress: ECR 2018
Poster No.: C-2902
Type: Educational Exhibit
Keywords: Parasites, Inflammation, Hernia, Radiation safety, Ultrasound-Power Doppler, Ultrasound, Paediatric, Gastrointestinal tract, Emergency
Authors: R. M. Villas Bôas1, A. Frota Coelho1, É. Fortaleza Nascimento Chaves Pedrosa1, V. Lauanna Lima Silva1, A. Aldo Melo Filho1, G. D'Ippolito2, E. Lima da Rocha1; 1Fortaleza/BR, 2São Paulo/BR
DOI:10.1594/ecr2018/C-2902

Learning objectives

  • To describe the normal ultrasonographic imaging features of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
  • To review the main inflammatory, infectious and obstructive disorders of the gastrointestinal tract in the context of a pediatric emergency. 
  • To illustrate the radiologic features of these conditions using ultrasonography (US).
  • To provide tips to avoid potential diagnostic errors. 
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