Diabetes revealed: Multisystem danger

Melina Pectasides, Sanjeeva P. Kalva

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to review the role of diagnostic imaging in the evaluation of women with diabetes. CONCLUSION. Diabetic patients present a challenging population for the performance of various imaging studies and special considerations need to be made to obtain adequate studies. Imaging plays a significant role in assessing the multisystem morbidity of diabetes. Furthermore, diabetes in women may have some unique features and consequences and imaging studies can aid in the correct management of these patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)274-286
Number of pages13
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume196
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2011

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Keywords

  • Diabetes
  • Fatty infiltration
  • Imaging
  • Obesity
  • Polycystic ovary disease
  • Pregnancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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