Spine ultrasound provides a high resolution imaging technique to rule out common and uncommon vertebral column pathologies like tethered cord syndrome and other spinal dysraphisms.
Subgaleal hemorrhage is a rare collection of fluid in the potential space of the galeal or epicranial aponeurosisand cranial periosteum. Birth trauma and forceps use typically cause it (90% of cases), and may also be present in patients with blood clotting disorders. This condition is similar in appearance to a cephalohematoma, though the cephalohematomas are… Read More Subgaleal Hematoma
Pilmatricoma (pilomatrixoma) Is a rare benign tumor that grows withing the subcutaneous soft tissues. it is associated with hair follicle matrix. The lesion typically presents as a painless, firm, slow growing mass most commonly seen in the head and neck, but they can also be seen in the trunk and extremities. Usually seen in children… Read More Pilomatricoma
Neonatal Hip Ultrasound Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip is a congenital disorder in which the acetabulum is underdeveloped or there is dislocation of the hip. Incidence of DDH is 1.5 in 1,000 it is more seen in females with a ratio of about 4:1. Indications Abnormal Physical Hip Click Breech Presentation Oligohydramnios Family history or… Read More Neonatal Hip Ultrasound
The small organ that can cause big trouble.… Read More Appendix Ultrasound
An intussusception is a medical condition in which a part of the intestine goes into another, typically the Ileum into the Ascending colon causing a intestinal obstruction. An easy way to visualize the mechanism is to imagine when you collapse a telescope, that is essentially what happens to the intestines. The part that prolapses into… Read More Intussusception
Hip Effusion (Transient Synovitis) of the hip Hip effusion as a self-limiting condition in which there is an inflammation of the inner lining (the synovium) of the capsule of the hip joint. Physical exam and radiography are common tools for diagnosis, sonography is a great tool that increases accuracy. Patients typically present with limping. In… Read More Hip Effusion