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Table of Contents

Part I: The Patient Presents with

1. Chest Pain, Dyspnea, or Hemoptysis

Cardiovascular disorders
Respiratory disorders
Case conferences

2. Breast Mass or Breast Screening

The breast lump
Breast screening
Case conference

3. Dysphagia

Thyroid mass
Esophageal diseases
Case conference

4. Abdominal Pain

Imaging in abdominal pain
Intestinal causes
Hepatopancreatobiliary diseases
Urological diseases
Vascular diseases
Gynecological diseases
Case conferences

5. Jaundice

Liver diseases
Biliary diseases
Pancreatic diseases
Case conference

6. Altered Bowel Habit/Rectal Bleeding

Small bowel diseases
Large bowel diseases
Case conferences

7. Scrotal or Groin Mass

Scrotal mass
Inguinal/thigh mass
Case conference

8. Back Pain

Degenerative diseases
Inflammatory diseases
Neoplastic spinal disease
Metabolic bone disease
Case conference

9. Joint Pain

Rheumatoid arthritis
Seronegative arthritis
Metabolic disorders
Infectious diseases
Systemic diseases
Case conference

10. Neck Mass

Thyroid masses
Salivary diseases
Congenital/developmental diseases
Miscellaneous disorders
Case conference

11. Neurological Symptoms

Focal neurological deficit
Head trauma
Case conference

12. Urinary Tract Infection in Childhood

Renal tract ultrasound
Voiding cystourethrogram
Other renal imaging investigations used in children with UTIs
The role of vesico-ureteric reflux
Case conference

13. Delayed Passage of Meconium

Hirschsprung’s disease
Meconium ileus
Functional immaturity of the colon
Ileal at


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About the editor

Deborah ter Meulen

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Director of Breast Imaging, Department of Radiology, Boston Medical, Boston, MA