Imaging evaluation of traumatic hematuria in children

Jack O. Haller, Isabel S. Bass, Salvatore J.A. Sclafani

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The 3 major causes of traumatic hematuria in children are accidents, iatrogenic damage, and child abuse. While computerized tomography plays a major role in the evaluation of accidental trauma, ultrasound and routine radiography are important in the work-up of iatrogenic hematuria and injuries caused by child abuse. This paper reviews the role of these imaging modalities in diagnosing traumatic hematuria in children.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)211-218
Number of pages8
JournalUrologic radiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1985
Externally publishedYes


  • CT
  • Pediatrics
  • Trauma
  • Ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Urology


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