Peculiarities and Pitfalls in the Imaging of Pediatric Musculoskeletal Infections

  • Simon G. F. Robben


This chapter addresses the role of imaging in the diagnosis of various “trivial” infectious diseases in childhood, including cellulitis, subcutaneous abscess, necrotizing fasciitis, pyomyositis, infectious bursitis and arthritis, osteomyelitis, foreign bodies, infectious lymphadenitis, as well as some “peculiar” pediatric infectious diseases.


Septic Arthritis Chronic Granulomatous Disease Necrotizing Fasciitis Joint Effusion Slip Capital Femoral Epiphysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Simon G. F. Robben
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyMaastricht University Medical CentreMaastrichtThe Netherlands

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