Imaging of paediatric splenic injury with contrast-enhanced ultrasonography

Anja Oldenburg, Joachim Hohmann, Jan Skrok, Thomas Albrecht

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We report two children who sustained traumatic parenchymal splenic injury and were monitored with contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS). In both cases, unenhanced US failed to diagnose splenic haematoma, but the injury was well demonstrated after injection of contrast agent. In one case agreement with CT was excellent; in the other, CT was not performed due to the comprehensive information provided by CEUS.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)351-354
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric radiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 2004


  • Child
  • Contrast media
  • Spleen
  • Trauma
  • Ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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