Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 2021; 25(01): 137-154
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1727095
Review Article

The Pediatric Spine

Giovanna Stefania Colafati
1  Imaging Department, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
,
Antonio Marrazzo
1  Imaging Department, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
,
Marco Cirillo
1  Imaging Department, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
,
Paola d'Angelo
1  Imaging Department, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
,
Domenico Barbuti
1  Imaging Department, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
,
Laura Tanturri de Horatio
1  Imaging Department, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
,
Paolo Tomà
1  Imaging Department, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
,
Alessandra Bartoloni
1  Imaging Department, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
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Abstract

The spine, a frequently investigated site in children, has a complex development in relation to both nervous and bone/cartilaginous structures and shows several particular features in children compared with adults. We report the main normal variants and pathologies of the pediatric spine, from the prenatal period to adolescence, focusing on a multimodality imaging approach.

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Publication History

Publication Date:
21 May 2021 (online)

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