Estimated Medical Radiation Doses for 5 Year-Old Child

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Estimated Medical Radiation Doses for 5 Year-Old Child



3-view ankle	0.0015 mSv	1/14th CXRs

2-view chest	0.02 mSv	1 CXRs

Anteroposterior and lateral abdomen	0.05 mSv	2.5 CXRs

Tc-99m2 radionuclide cystogram	0.18 mSv	9 CXRs

Tc-99m radionuclide bone scan	6.2 mSv	310 CXRs

FDG PET3 scan	15.3 mSv	765 CXRs

Upper Gl/small bowel follow through	1 mSv	50 CXRs

Head CT	4 mSv	200 CXRs

Chest CT	3 mSv	150 CXRs

Abdomen CT	5 mSv	250 CXRs



American Academy of Pediatrics 2008



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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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