Neurologic Emergencies in Pediatric Patients Including Accidental and Nonaccidental Trauma

Gaurav Saigal, Nisreen S. Ezuddin, Gabriela de la Vega

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This article summarizes common neurologic emergencies presenting in pediatric patients. Imaging techniques and appearances of specific conditions are detailed, including pearls and pitfalls for each presentation. Specific attention is given to differential diagnoses that can serve as mimickers of pediatric neurologic emergencies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)453-470
Number of pages18
JournalNeuroimaging Clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 1 2018



  • Accidental injury
  • Arterial stroke
  • Calvarial fractures
  • Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
  • Encephalitis
  • Meningitis
  • Nonaccidental injury
  • Subdural empyema

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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