Dubai Radiology Center

Pediatric Radiology Imaging

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    X-ray Lower Extremities
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    MRI Pedia & Adult Knee Comparison
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    CT Child's Shoulder 3D


Pediatric imaging is very tricky and needs more attention since it involves young patients. Extra care and extra effort are usually demanded when dealing with such procedures. Also in these examinations, a parent or an adult significant other must be with the patient at all times.

In pediatric imaging, ALARA (As Low as Reasonably Achievable) must be strictly implemented. It means factors for exposing must be kept at the lowest minimum technique possible and avoid repeating or taking unnecessary images, especially in X-rays & CT-scan. Though in MRI and Ultrasound do not use any Ionizing radiation, it must still be regulated strictly.

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    X-ray Adenoid
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    MRI Child's Foot
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    X-ray Bone Age

There are several reasons why these patients are sent to undergo Pediatric Radiology Procedure some of the most common includes:

  • Cough & fever
  • Snoring
  • Noise in breathing
  • Trauma
  • Bone age
  • Slow development
  • Weaknesses
  • Dental purposes
  • Health check-up
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Underdeveloped or with deformity
  • Seizures
  • Stroke in the young

Due to high energy, fear, curiosity, playfulness & inability to follow instructions properly, a parent or an adult significant other is required to stay and to help in giving instruction or help in restraining patients while performing the examination. This usually is applicable to X-ray and Ultrasound scan, when performing CT sometimes it helps but in MRI sedation is mostly required.

Pediatric Imaging with Sedation, means giving the patient a medication orally or through injection to help the patient relax and sleep. With this procedure, the pediatric patient will be motionless and imaging can be done smoothly providing quality and useful images for better diagnosis.


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    X-ray Child's Spine Pre & Post Surgery
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    MRI Child's Shoulder
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    X-ray Child's Both Shoulder