CT localization of occult secretory tumors in children

S. T. Hecht, R. C. Brasch, Dennis M Styne

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Abstract

Three seemingly occult secretory tumors in children (pheochromocytoma, ganglioneuroblastoma and islet cell carcinoma) were localized within the abdomen by computed tomography after other diagnostic imaging procedures had failed. The superb density resolution and tomographic formating of CT images make CT uniquely suited for the demonstration of small abdominal lesions. CT is recommended as a primary imaging modality for secretory tumors in children.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)67-71
Number of pages5
JournalPediatric Radiology
Volume12
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1982

Keywords

  • Computed tomography, abdomen
  • Occult tumor
  • Secretory tumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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