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  1. Double bubble sign: duodenal atresia
  2. Egg on its side: transposition of great arteries
  3. Boot-shaped : hypoplastic L heart syndrome
  4. Sunburst sign: osteosarcoma
  5. "Sunset" sign: hydrocephalus
  6. Bird beak: malrotation with volvulus
  7. Target sign: intussusception
  8. claw sign: intussusception - seen at the intussuscipiens/intussusceptum junction on plain Abd XR
  9. boot-shaped heart was with TOF

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voulvulus and intussusception

1."corkscrew appearance" in GI contrast series under fluoscopy-Mid gut volvulus

2. "coiled-spring" appearance of the telescoped bowel in Barium enema-Intussusception

Presentations are differeent in two conditions

1. an acute onset of bilious emesis and abdominal distention. Blood-stained stools indicate bowel ischemia-most common in children younger than 1 month of age-Vouvulus

2. paroxysms of irritability and colicky pain associated with current-red jelly stools-Intussusception
 

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corkscrew sign in midgut volvulus!

1."corkscrew appearance" in GI contrast series under fluoscopy-Mid gut volvulus

2. "coiled-spring" appearance of the telescoped bowel in Barium enema-Intussusception

Presentations are differeent in two conditions

1. an acute onset of bilious emesis and abdominal distention. Blood-stained stools indicate bowel ischemia-most common in children younger than 1 month of age-Vouvulus

2. paroxysms of irritability and colicky pain associated with current-red jelly stools-Intussusception
corkscrew sign in midgut volvulus!
Cloud Gas Tints and shades Smoke Darkness

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Airway obstruction in childhood: imaging clues

Here are the most important imaging signs for upper airway obstruction, from left to right
1. Thumb sign in epiglottitis
Gesture Petal Beauty Darkness Flash photography

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2. airway narrowing in croup
X-ray Radiography Medical imaging Jaw Neck

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3. A coin!
Head White Black Human body Neck

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4.Steeple sign (seen in croup and tracheitis)
White Medical imaging Black Neck X-ray

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5. Retropharyngeal abscess (normal retropharyngeal space in front of C2< 7 mm and in front of C7<14 mm)
X-ray Neck Medical imaging Jaw Radiography

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