Ultrasound of the pediatric chest
Pediatric Radiology, 05/14/2012
Mong A et al. – US is a valuable tool in the evaluation of the pediatric chest. It can be used as a first–line modality in the evaluation of superficial lumps and bumps of the chest wall, diaphragmatic motion, the thymus and pleural effusions, and it can play a valuable secondary role in evaluation of mediastinal masses and pulmonary parenchymal disease.