Radiation-induced Effects to Nontarget Abdominal and Pelvic Viscera

Christine M. Peterson, Christine O. Menias, Douglas S. Katz

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Abstract

Radiation injuries often occur during or after radiation therapy in the abdomen or pelvis. Although any organ in the abdomen or pelvis may be exposed to and injured by radiation therapy directed to a nearby organ, this article focuses on more frequently encountered imaging findings of inadvertent radiation damage. It is important for the radiologist to be familiar with the imaging appearances of inadvertent radiation damage to abdominopelvic viscera in order to sustain clinical relevance and not mistake radiation injuries for other entities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1041-1053
Number of pages13
JournalRadiologic Clinics of North America
Volume52
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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