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Romano Stefania - - 2006
Mermaid or sirens have been part of the cultural tradition of the sailors during the first expeditions in the western world. The Siren's Myth appeared for a first time with Homer, who described in the Odyssey some singing creatures that lured the enchanted sailors to death. More frequently described with ...
Puri Aniket - - 2006
Late angiographic stent thrombosis after Cyphertrade mark stent implantation has been reported to occur till approximately one year after the procedure and usually soon after the discontinuation of all antiplatelet medication.We report a case of very late stent thrombosis occurring 27 months (790 days) after stent implantation and 13 months ...
Bansal A - - 2006
Benign multicystic mesothelioma is a well recognised but rare entity. The aim of this report is to describe a case of a small mesothelial proliferation of the peritoneum. A 58 year old postmenopausal woman presented with left sided abdominal pain and altered bowel habit. Radiological investigations (barium enema and computed ...
Attila T T Saint Michael's Hospital, Toronto, - - 2006
Esophageal intramural pseudodiverticulosis is a rare condition of unknown etiology originally described in 1960. It is characterized by multiple, flask-shaped outpouchings of pinhead size in the wall of the esophagus. Very small outpouchings on endoscopy and tiny collections of barium outside of the esophagus wall on esophagography are typical diagnostic ...
Ganeshan A - - 2005
We report the first case of a plexiform neurofibroma of the oesophagus, presenting with dysphagia in a 67-year-old man known to suffer from von Recklinghausen's neurofibromatosis. The clinical symptoms and radiological findings mimicked malignancy, and raised considerable concern. Numerous investigations failed to elucidate the benign nature of the condition. The ...
Hsiao Ji-Chang - - 2005
A rhinolith is a stone that forms in the nose. It occurs as a result of the solidification of mucus and nasal debris by mineral salts, calcium, magnesium phosphate and carbonate. It can be seen on radiographs as a radiopaque object in the nasal fossa and may be confused with ...
McCluggage W G - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Aggressive angiomyxoma (AA) is a vulvovaginal mesenchymal neoplasm with a marked tendency to local recurrence but which usually does not metastasise. Most cases exhibit positive immunohistochemical staining with oestrogen receptor (ER) and, or, progesterone receptor (PR). CASE: We report a case of AA which exhibited positive immunohistochemical staining with ...
Ho M W - - 2006
Descending necrotising mediastinitis is a rare complication of odontogenic infection. The key to diagnosis is to maintain a high index of suspicion when antibiotics and adequate surgical drainage do not lead to resolution of symptoms. Open thoracic operation to drain mediastinal collections is potentially lethal and interventional radiological techniques are ...
Wong S H - - 2005
We describe a patient with serologically proven Murray Valley encephalitis (MVE), whose presentation was clinically and radiologically characteristic of Herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE). The reports of MRI abnormalities in MVE, and the closely related Japanese Encephalitis and West Nile virusii are mostly of bilateral thalamic or grey matter involvement. The ...
Thines Laurent - - 2006
The distal dural ring plane (DDRP) separates the intradural from the extradural paraclinoid internal carotid artery. The purpose of this study was to evaluate its position with MR imaging. The protocol used a T2-weighted sequence in two orthogonal planes: diaphragmatic (DIA-P) and carotid (CAR-P). The DDRP passes through four anatomoradiological ...
Butteriss D - - 2005
Spinocerebellar ataxia type 6 (SCA-6) is a rare, autosomal dominant neurodegenerative condition characterized by adult onset cerebellar ataxia and ocular movement disorders. The presentation is non-specific, and radiological characterization would be of diagnostic benefit. There is little published on the radiological appearances of SCA-6, and there are conflicting reports in ...
Halsted Mark J - - 2005
PURPOSE: The authors describe the development of an interactive digital teaching module designed to help prepare residents to diagnose emergency pediatric radiology cases. METHODS: Cases were identified using the authors' own dictation search software. Cases were selected that depicted common conditions that had been misdiagnosed by the radiology resident who ...
de Oliveira Sílvia Falcão - - 2006
The authors evaluate the consequences of incomplete necroscopic examinations wherein it was impossible to apply radiological resources to locate firearm projectiles. The study includes 8185 reports from the Instituto Médico-Legal Afrânio Peixoto in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, representing the totality of corpses processed from January to December 2001; of these, ...
Landolsi Hanène - - 2006
We describe three cases of osteomalacia presenting in Tunisian women, all of whom had previously-undiagnosed coeliac disease (CD). Direct enquiry revealed an important weight loss and a history of diarrhoea in two patients, and a 15-year history of anaemia in one patient. Laboratory tests showed severe anaemia in the three ...
Gosens T - - 2005
We used a proximally hydroxyapatite-coated femoral stem in revision arthroplasty of 48 cases with aseptic loosening and Paprosky defect class 1 or 2. We reviewed the outcome after 6.1 (4--9.3) years. The clinical outcome was good, with a mean postoperative HHS of 90 (51--100) points. There were five reoperations all ...
Casson Robert J - - 2005
PURPOSE: To report a case of lash ptosis caused by latanoprost. DESIGN: Observational case report. METHODS: Retrospective chart review. RESULTS: A 61-year-old, ocular hypertensive man who was using latanoprost OU presented with trichomegaly and bilateral lash ptosis. The lash ptosis had not resolved 6 months after stopping latanoprost, and anterior ...
Aribandi M - - 2005
This report describes MRI findings of a rare case of biopsy-proven fatal cerebral infection with Chaetomium strumarium in a 28-year-old man with a history of i.v. drug abuse. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed rapidly progressing lesions with irregular peripheral enhancement, possible central haemorrhage and significant mass effect. Only six cases of ...
White B - - 2005
Sclerosing mesenteritis is a rare benign process involving mesenteric fat that has non-specific histology and imaging characteristics, which are critical to the diagnosis. It has two different pathological variants: mesenteric panniculitis (acute or subacute) and retractile mesenteritis (chronic). This case study illustrates the radiological findings of sclerosing mesenteritis, describes certain ...
Vaughan Kevin G - - 2005
Inflammatory pseudotumor (IP) is an unusual cause of chronic abdominal pain in children. The management of these lesions is complicated by controversies surrounding their appropriate classification and the numerous alternate names with which they are described. Successful treatment requires careful radiologic and pathologic evaluation to distinguish IPs from other lesions, ...
Obenauer S - - 2005
The Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) of the American College of Radiology (ACR) is a tool created to reduce variability in the terminology used in mammographic reports. An illustration of mammographic examples from our institution interpreted according to the BI-RADS lexicon of the American College of Radiology (ACR) ...
Fayon Michael - - 2005
Silicone stents were inserted into the trachea or left main-stem bronchus in 14 children aged 2-69 months (median, 7 months). Indications were as follows: tracheomalacia or airway kinking (7 cases), vascular compression (5 cases), and surgically corrected congenital tracheal stenoses (2 cases). The best results were obtained in tracheomalacia. Overall, ...
Cantin Luce - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Chest tube drainage under radiological guidance has been used with increasing frequency as a treatment option for pleural effusions and pneumothoraxes. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the safety and usefulness of pleural drainage under radiological guidance for pleural effusion and pneumothorax in a tertiary care university teaching hospital. METHODS: A retrospective ...
Herrero Yolanda - - 2005
Cystic adenomatoid malformation is an uncommon embryonic developmental abnormality usually diagnosed in neonates and infants. Its presentation in adulthood is rare, with only 27 cases reported up to now. Due to its rarity, it is seldom suspected and adult physicians are not familiar with its clinical and radiologic features. We ...
Paul Ritu - - 2004
Gerodermia Osteodysplastica is a rare autosomal recessive connective tissue disorder included in the cutis laxa syndromes. Twenty five cases have been reported in the world literature to date. The authors report the first case from our country, a 13 year old female having phenotypic and radiological features suggestive of this ...
Ethunandan Madanagopalan - - 2004
Melorheostosis is a rare bone disorder, usually affecting the long bones and adjacent soft tissue. It was originally described by Leri and Joanny in 1922, after its classic x-ray features of flowing hyperostosis resembling dripping candle wax. There have been fewer than 10 reported cases of craniofacial involvement, and in ...
Bardin Richard L - - 2004
The deposition of amyloid as a distinct, clinically apparent mass is uncommon, particularly in soft tissues. Among reported sites of soft tissue amyloidomas, the extremities are quite rare. Amyloid tumors can mimic malignant neoplasms both clinically and radiologically. We report a case of AA amyloidoma presenting in the deltoid region ...
Laberge Jeanne M - - 2004
The interventional radiology Case Corner Series is a new feature that will be presented quarterly in JVIR. The format is uniquely designed for the busy interventional radiology practitioner. Case presentations are short and to the point. Discussions are succinct and pertinent to current practice. Each quarter, a difficult or problem ...
Petkovska L - - 2004
Cherubism is a rare autosomal dominant fibro-osseous disorder of childhood, mostly limited to the maxilla and mandible. Extra-cranial skeletal involvement is rare. Post-pubertal involution of the process and jaw remodeling occurs in adulthood. The aim of this case report is to present four cherubs, a father and his three daughters, ...
Muroff Julie A - - 2004
Contracts between radiology groups and their physician members are often ambiguous. Key clauses may not be precise as to the intent of the contracting parties. For example, the requirements for a group member to achieve shareholder status may be discussed but not reduced to a written form. Other contract provisions, ...
Aywak A A - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Diagnostic radiology investigations play important roles in the management of Burkitt's Lymphoma. OBJECTIVES: To document the various radiological manifestations of Burkitt's lymphoma as seen in patients at the Kenyatta National Hospital. DESIGN: Prospective study of Burkitt's Lymphoma cases admitted to the paediatric and Ear, Nose and Throat Wards. SETTING: ...
Sreenivas M - - 2004
Chronic soft-tissue haematomas are infrequently reported in the literature. We present a case of a slowly expanding post-traumatic chronic soft-tissue haematoma located anterior to the knee and leg, occurring in a region previously unreported. Both clinically and radiologically, it was impossible to distinguish the haematoma from an aggressive soft-tissue neoplasm. ...
Wakeling Emma L - - 2004
Trichothiodystrophy (TTD) is a rare, autosomal recessive, multisystem disorder associated with defects in nucleotide excision repair. We report a 7-year-old boy with TTD due to mutation in the XPD gene. The patient has classic features of this condition, including brittle, sulphur-deficient hair, ichthyosis, growth retardation and developmental delay. In addition, ...
Shaw A S - - 2004
We present a case of a 24-year-old man with an ameloblastoma of the mandible, in whom a soft tissue lesion was noted at pre-operative axial computed tomography (CT). This was demonstrated to be a unilateral levator claviculae muscle following multiplanar reformation. The levator claviculae is a relatively uncommon and little ...
Giron Gladys L - - 2004
A case of postlactational microcalcifications is reported. A 42-year-old woman presented for screening mammography 2 months after completion of breast-feeding. Comparison to her pregravid screening mammogram revealed the appearance of multiple groups of indeterminate microcalcifications bilaterally (BIRADS IV). She underwent bilateral stereotactic core biopsies of representative areas, yielding benign pathology. ...
MacDonald-Jankowski D S - - 2004
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this part of the study was to determine the radiological presentation on conventional radiographs of central ameloblastomas in the Hong Kong Chinese and compare them with other reported series by a systematic review (SR). METHODS: The study had two elements, that of a complete series of ...
Subramaniam M - - 2004
AIM: To assess the impact of a joint surgical and radiological audit on the accuracy of contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) reports in the evaluation of potential renal donors. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We analysed the records of live renal donors who underwent gadolinium-enhanced MRA as part of the pre-operative evaluation ...
Kobayashi Hideo - - 2004
BACKGROUND: There are few reports on the clinical, radiologic, and pathologic features of pure mica pneumoconiosis. METHODS: A case of definite pure mica pneumoconiosis in a rubber factory worker is reported with the clinicopathological findings. RESULTS: Chest HRCT demonstrated subpleural and peribronchovascular interstitial thickening. The characteristic histologic features were pulmonary ...
Fleming J L - - 2004
A case of Little Leaguer's shoulder in a skeletally immature patient is described with a review of the English literature. This entity manifests as widening of the proximal humeral physis and is well known to our orthopedic colleagues. To our knowledge, however, there is little in the current radiologic literature ...
Lareau Christian - - 2004
An organized approach to CXR interpretation will take you most of the way toward your goal, which is to lead you to a well grounded differential diagnosis or, in the case of a normal CXR, to rule out a variety of possibilities. Working in collaboration with your radiologist, your own ...
Flemming Donald J - - 2003
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to describe the spectrum of radiologic and pathologic manifestations of calcific tendinitis involving bone. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed 50 cases of calcific tendinitis involving underlying bone. Clinical data reviewed included patient age and sex and lesion location. Images reviewed included radiographs ...
Tsuchiya Takayoshi - - 2003
A case of bronchopulmonary foregut malformation (BPFM) detected by multislice computed tomography with three-dimensional reconstruction (MSCT/3D) is reported. Concern for aspiration frequently limits the use of radiopaque contrast agents when anomalies of the lung and esophagus are suspected. MSCT/3D may make it possible to assess the communication and spatial relationship ...
Pawar S J - - 2003
We report two cases of posterior third ventricular choroid plexus papilloma, one in an 8-month-old infant and another in a two-year-old child. These cases presented with features of obstructive hydrocephalus. Both these patients underwent a ventriculo-peritoneal (VP) shunt surgery prior to the tumor excision. Following the VP shunt surgery both ...
Verdonk Peter C - - 2003
Distal femoral cortical irregularity (DFCI) is a benign entity presenting with either an irregular appearance or a focal radiolucency within the posterior cortex of the distal femur. Atypical cases should be differentiated from malignant lesions. The typical location of the lesion at the attachment of the head of the medial ...
Sreetharan S S - - 2003
Aerodigestive amyloidosis is a rare disorder characterized by fibrillar protein deposition in the aerodigestive tree. We present a case of a 19-year-old Chinese gentleman whose diagnosis was initially missed as he presented with features suggestive of severe bronchial asthma and was intubated and ventilated. He subsequently presented 2 years later ...
Hayakawa Katsumi - - 2003
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to review the radiological findings of three cases of total colon aganglionosis (TCA), hypoganglionosis, and immature ganglionosis, and to compare the differences in diagnosis and follow-up of these three disease entities. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Three neonates with neonatal onset of abdominal distension with ...
Lowry Thomas R - - 2003
Isolated unilateral temporal muscle hypertrophy is a rarely reported clinical entity with an unclear etiology. Consideration of a broad differential diagnosis combined with a detailed histologic and radiologic work-up will help the physician diagnose the underlying pathology. We report a new case of this uncommon entity, and we review the ...
Hoo Joe J - - 2003
A brother and a sister affected with brachyolmia (short trunk) are reported. Their radiological findings are compatible with brachyolmia, Hobaek type, which is characterized by platyspondyly, horizontal acetabular roof, short femoral neck, and vertical "mixed lucent and dense" striation pattern in the metaphyses of large long bones. Despite normal birth ...
Ridley Lloyd J - - 2002
The radiology report is an important, but often neglected, aspect of radiology. Suggestions on style and content are discussed. These include: (i) concise reporting; (ii) correct English; (iii) present tense for current reporting; (iv) reading the request with care; (v) recognizing the recipients; (vi) being aware of unintended readers; (vii) ...
Noffke C - - 2002
Nine cases with glandular odontogenic cysts (GOC's) are presented bringing the total number reported in the literature to 54. Our study confirmed that most GOC's occur in the mandible, whereas maxillary lesions present only in the globulo-maxillary region. The radiological features were found to be non-distinctive and presented as well-defined ...
Han Byoung Geun - - 2002
We report treatment of a 38-year-old man with minimal change disease (MCD) who developed pneumatosis intestinalis (PI) during administration of immune-suppressive agents. His immunosuppressive medication had been tapered to 15 mg/day of prednisolone. MCD was steroid-resistant type. Abdominal examination and laboratory studies were not clinically remarkable. Radiologic findings were consistent ...
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