Knee maturation as a differentiating sign between congenital rubella and cytomegalovirus infections

L. R. Kuhns*, T. Slovis, R. Hernandez, A. K. Poznanski

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Knee epiphyseal maturation is retarded in most neonates with congenital rubella infection, whereas neonates with congenital cytomegalovirus infection have relatively normal maturation. Assessment of knee maturation is useful in differentiating rubella from cytomegalovirus infection in the neonate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)36-38
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric radiology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 1977



  • Congenital cytomegalovirus infection
  • Congenital rubella infection
  • Intracranial calcifications
  • Knee maturation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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