MRI of Pediatric Patients: Part 2, Normal Variants and Abnormalities of the Knee

American Journal of Roentgenology, 05/07/2012

The knee is the joint that is most commonly imaged by MRI in children. Injury patterns and signs of other pathologic processes seen in skeletally immature patients are different from those seen in adults. Interpreting pediatric knee MRI studies may be a challenge for those unfamiliar with the evolving patterns of normal development and of the signs of conditions that are more prevalent in children.

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