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Angyal M - - 1998
This report documents three recent cases in Hungary in which personal identification was achieved by comparison of antemortem and postmortem radiographs. These cases demonstrate three examples of radiological identification. In Hungary, comparison methods play an important role in personal identification because of the lack of adequate dental records for most ...
Parra-Davila E - - 1998
Mesenteric panniculitis is an extremely rare inflammatory condition of the adipose tissue of unknown etiology in which the mesentery is replaced with fibrosis. Knowledge of this rare syndrome should prevent any unwarranted aggressive therapy and help to use the clinical, radiological, and surgical sources to obtain the diagnosis. This paper ...
Lazareff J A - - 1998
Acquired Chiari 1 following ventriculoperitoneal shunting is an extremely unusual event. We report the case of an 8-year-old boy who presented with clinical and radiological signs of cerebellar tonsil herniation shortly after the placement of a cystoperitoneal shunt. Quantitative analysis of posterior fossa volumes (PFV) revealed that the patient had ...
Nishimura G - - 1998
We report the radiological and histological findings of another case of platyspondylic lethal chondrodysplasia. The patient was a girl, who died of respiratory failure at 18 days of age. The radiological changes comprised moderate platyspondyly with ovoid-shaped vertebral bodies, broad and short ilia, rhizomelic shortening and mild bowing of the ...
Thornton M J - - 1998
Calcific tendinitis of the gluteus maximus tendon is unusual and only eight cases associated with erosions of cortical bone have been reported. We present three further cases which demonstrate variation in appearances of the amorphous calcification in the tendon and cortical erosions on plain radiographs. Isotope bone scans show focal ...
Adams W M - - 1998
Pneumosinus dilatans is an abnormal dilatation of the paranasal sinuses, which contains only air and is lined by normal mucosa. It is a rare condition, the aetiology of which is unclear. We describe four patients who presented to our department with pneumosinus dilatans. The aetiology was either developmental hydrocephalus (n ...
Yagci F - - 1998
We report 4 patients with xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (diagnosed and treated between 1992 and 1996), aged 16 to 55 years (mean age 37 years). All had urolithiasis, pyonephrosis and nonfunctioning kidneys prior to surgical intervention, and underwent total nephrectomy. Clinical, laboratory and radiologic findings are discussed in the light of the ...
Karak P K - - 1998
Omental Infarction, the end result of impaired perfusion to the greater omentum, is a rare entity (JBCM Puylaert, Radiology 1992;185:169-172). We recently encountered three patients in whom computed tomography (CT) showed the characteristic findings of omental infarction. The diagnosis was subsequently confirmed intraoperatively and pathologically in two of the cases. ...
McKechnie S - - 1998
A rare case of a durally-based cavernous haemangioma over the occipital convexity is presented. The lesion had been preoperatively diagnosed as a meningioma. The clinical, radiological and pathological features of the case are described, along with a review of the relevant literature.
Saab M - - 1997
It is well recognized by accident and emergency clinicians and the defence societies that radiological abnormalities are frequently missed by the clinician who first looks at the X-rays. These errors may be compounded if the X-rays are not reported by a radiologist. The X-rays may be reported but the report ...
d'Addessi A - - 1997
A very rare case of perirenal myelolipoma and the problems of differential diagnosis are reported. The non-specificity of, and sometimes even the lack of, radiological and haematological data prevents physicians from preoperatively excluding a malignant neoplasm with a certain degree of confidence. Surgical exploration remains a compulsory step in myelolipoma ...
Anglen J - - 1997
It is a common practice in many hospitals to have all skeletal radiographs read by a second physician, usually a radiologist, as well as by the treating physician. A two-part study was performed in order to examine the cost and clinical benefit of this practice for plain films ordered by ...
Martins J L - - 1997
The PSARP is today the most-used surgical technique for correction of high and intermediary anorectal malformations. There is much controversy in the literature about the post-operative evaluation of these cases. We studied 27 cases of anorectal malformations from clinical and radiological aspects, in order to analyse: 1. Fecal continence 2. ...
Sener R N - - 1997
Hemimegalencephaly or unilateral megalencephaly is a rare malformation characterized by overdevelopment of all or part of one cerebral hemisphere. Although previous pathological studies noted an associated overdevelopment of the ipsilateral cerebellar hemisphere in a few cases, to the best of the author's knowledge, such an association has not yet been ...
Tahseen K - - 1997
We are reporting on 16 children, in 6 unrelated sibships, born to healthy, consanguineous parents of Bedouin ancestry. Eleven of them were assessed clinically. All presented with marked growth retardation, craniofacial anomalies, small hands and feet, hypocalcemia, hypoparathyroidism, radiological evidence of cortical thickening of long bones with medullary stenosis, and ...
Hashmey R - - 1997
Intestinal parasitism is extremely common, with approximately 70% of all people harboring one or more intestinal parasite. Parasitism and diarrhea are both hyperendemic in areas where sanitation is suboptimal. Many clinicians assume that the identification of intestinal parasites in patients with diarrhea implies that the parasites are the cause. This ...
Willis F R - - 1997
A report of three cases of craniosynostosis in X-linked hypophosphataemic rickets (XLH) is presented. The literature is reviewed, suggesting that craniosynostosis is relatively common in XLH and that boys may be more at risk than girls. It is recommended that radiological screening be offered to all patients with XLH.
Okamoto K - - 1997
The radiological appearances of two cases of solitary plasmacytoma in the occipital bone are described. One arose in the lateral part and the other in the squama. They showed characteristic radiological features on CT, MRI and angiography. Bone scintigraphy and gallium scintigraphy were also available. Solitary plasmacytoma of the skull ...
Harford R R - - 1996
Trichostasis spinulosa is a disorder of the pilosebaceous follicles that may simulate acne open comedones. It is a commonly reported cosmetic annoyance in adults but not children. A review of the literature and a case of trichostasis spinulosa in a 13-year-old black girl with a history of onset at 18 ...
Koren A T - - 1996
A case report of complete testicular feminization is presented. The medical and radiological characteristics of this condition which distinguish it from male cryptorchidism and other disorders of sexual differentiation are discussed. To our knowledge, only three previous case reports have been published in the radiology literature. Our report is the ...
Meuwissen J H - - 1996
In the present study, unopposed oestrogens were given to 184 non-hysterectomized women, for a duration varying from four weeks to 24 months, while the endometrial responses were monitored by transvaginal sonography (TVS) and backed up by endometrial sampling (conducted when the endometrial thickness reached 8 mm (double layer) or more, ...
Urbani C E - - 1996
We report a case of a 65-year-old woman with a cutaneous sinus tract located on the midline of the submental region secondary to a periapical abscess of the right lateral mandibular incisor. The lesion was nodulocystic and chronically drained purulent fluid. Previous topical and systemic treatments were uneffective. Radiologic examination ...
Jadhav A P - - 1996
Forty cases of Austin Moore Replacement done for transcervical fractures of the femur in patients were reviewed after a period of 12 to 48 months postoperatively (mean 26 mth). 30 cases (75%) had mild to severe pain of non-infective origin, starting as early as 6 months postoperatively. This was irrespective ...
Moreno A C AC Department of Rheumatology, Gregorio Marañón Hospital, Madrid, - - 1996
To the best of our knowledge, 10 cases of Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) and Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH) coexisting in the same patient have been reported. A new case was found in a female patient at Los Angeles Medical Center in 1993, which we report in this paper. We also ...
Smulian J C - - 1996
The objective of this study was to determine the degree of documented compliance of community-based ultrasound reports with suggested standards/guidelines for basic ultrasound examinations as published by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM). First trimester reports from obstetric offices ...
Hamdi M - - 1996
Gallbladder volvulus is a rare disease which may affect the elderly. It mimics clinically an acute cholecystitis, but the ultrasound signs may provide an early diagnosis: a very large, anteriorly floating gallbladder, with very thickened, multi layered wall, could orientate the physician to this rare disease. We present one case ...
Taira R K - - 1996
Current digital information systems in radiology are insufficient to accommodate the retrieval needs of academicians. Significant efforts are required in retrieving clinical cases for teaching and research. We describe a prototype system that supports intelligent case retrieval based on a combined specification of patient demographics, radiologic findings, and pathologic diagnoses. ...
Bedi R S - - 1996
A clinico-radiological account of 62 cases of tropical pulmonary eosinophilia (TPE) seen during past seven years among permanent residents of Punjab, a non-filarial endemic state, has been presented. In comparison to reports from filarial states, rhonchi (32.2%), systemic involvement (1.6%) and mottled radiological appearance (8%) was seen less commonly. Possible ...
Stokroos R J - - 1996
Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (ISSHL) is defined and the literature on the etiology of ISSHL is reviewed. Existing hypotheses on the etiology of ISSHL are judged on experimental, clinical, laboratory, radiological and post mortem histological evidence. It is concluded that a viral pathogenesis of ISSHL needs further attention in ...
Sharma J C - - 1995
Thirty-seven children with fresh, displaced (more than 2 mm in any direction) fractures of the lateral condyle of the humerus were treated by open reduction and internal fixation with a partially threaded 4.0-mm diameter AO lag screw. They were reviewed at a mean follow-up of 4.8 years. Painless, full-elbow movements ...
Giroud M - - 1995
A prospective clinical and radiological correlation study was performed to determine the frequency, and the clinical and radiological features of callosal infarction. From 1 January 1993 to the end of December 1993 282 cases of cerebral infarction seen in the Neurology service of the University Hospital of Dijon were studied ...
Ferraro A - - 1995
Four cases of calcific tendinitis of the gluteus maximus are presented. Knowledge of the precise anatomic location of the calcium deposit achieved with conventional radiography and computed tomography and the clinical history are characteristic of this disorder.
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This final rule extends the time frame providers have to file cost reports from no later than 3 months after the close of the period covered by the report to no later than 5 months after the close of that period. This change is necessary to ensure that providers have ...
Rapti A - - 1995
This paper describes a case of tracheobronchomegaly, which is a rare condition. The radiological, bronchoscopic and computed tomographic (CT) appearance of the condition are described. Together with the patient's history, these examinations are very useful in diagnosis, since, in cases of patients with chronic recurrent respiratory infections, they help us ...
Türker A - - 1995
The authors report on a 31-year-old male patient harboring multiple intracranial mass lesions which proved histologically to be due to infection with Cladosporium trichoides upon removal of one of the lesions. Aggressive antifungal chemotherapy with fluconazole (400 mg/d for 3 months) in combination with surgery resulted in good clinical and ...
Vinée P - - 1994
Gorham syndrome, also known as massive osteolysis or vanishing bone, is a rare disorder (135 cases reported) leading to extensive loss of bony matrix, replaced by proliferating thin-walled vascular channels. Three histologically proven cases of the disease are reported, including the clinical presentation and modern imaging features with CT (with ...
Wasdahl D A - - 1994
We report a case of pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma occurring in the midline cerebellum of a 48-year-old woman. Radiological, histological, immunohistochemical, and flow cytometric findings are discussed. Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma typically occurs in the superficial cerebral hemispheres of young patients. To our knowledge, this is the first report of the occurrence of this ...
Möller G M - - 1994
A case is described in which accidental perforation of a tracheocele caused by endotracheal intubation resulted in a postoperative pneumomediastinum. The tracheocele, an extremely rare finding in clinical anaesthesia, was confirmed radiologically and for the first time demonstrated by computed tomography.
Compson J P - - 1994
A review of the anatomical and clinical literature found that previous descriptions of the scaphoid were not detailed enough to match our present clinical knowledge or the requirements of modern imaging. With this in mind a revised and extended description has been produced following a study of 50 dry cadaver ...
Schulze K E - - 1994
Osteochondromas are among the most common cartilaginous neoplasms, but are rarely seen on the fingers and toes. We report a 10-year-old girl who had a dystrophic fingernail since infancy that was identified as a subungual osteochondroma radiologically and histopathologically. The clinical, radiographic, and histopathologic features, as well as the pertinent ...
Beemer F A - - 1994
The authors describe clinical and radiological findings in a 2-year-old boy from consanguineous parents. A diagnosis of opsi(s)modysplasia (= delayed maturation) had been made (MIM 258480). The purpose of this paper is to draw attention to the striking radiological manifestations. Consanguinity in the parents of our case and occurrence in ...
Damiani D R - - 1994
A pharmacist-managed program for reporting, treating, and monitoring adverse drug reactions (ADRs) to contrast media is described. The radiology pharmacist at a 1000-bed multihospital medical center worked with the radiology department to revise departmental policies and procedures for reporting ADRs to contrast media. Under the revision, an ADR report must ...
Scullion D A - - 1994
A case of extrathoracic herniation of the lung is described together with the radiological findings in this condition including the role of computed tomography (CT) in its management. In addition a review of the literature is presented which outlines the incidence, classification and clinical features of lung herniae. Some reference ...
Popp W - - 1994
The diagnostic value of chest X-ray following the ILO standards was compared with bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) and the histology of transbronchial forceps biopsy in 83 patients with collagen vascular diseases. BAL in the middle lobe was considered abnormal in case of increased cell count per milliliter and/or lymphocytosis and/or neutrophil ...
Macura R T - - 1994
We have implemented a tutoring system, Radiology Puzzler, for teaching visual recognition of intracranial lesions on radiological images. The system is designed to support the learning of radiological patterns through graphical case retrieval. Using radiologic feature samplers, the user may define brain lesion characteristics and use visual query when searching ...
Braddock S R - - 1993
Brachmann-de Lange syndrome (BDLS) is a well-delineated disorder consisting variably of pre- and postnatal growth deficiency, microbrachycephaly, characteristic face, hypertrichosis, visceral anomalies, and limb defects consisting primarily of variable limb reduction defects, micromelia, and elbow abnormalities. The course is usually marked by initial hypertonicity, low-pitched weak cry, feeding problems, and ...
Ramos-Remus C - - 1993
Intervertebral bony bridging and enthesopathy can occur in both diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) and ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and we have seen difficulties in the radiological differentiation between them. We describe 6 patients selected because the bridges resembled syndesmophytes and this initially suggested a diagnosis of AS, although other considerations ...
Farahat K - - 1993
Lymphocytic gastritis (LG) is a disorder characterized by diffuse infiltration of the gastric epithelium by small lymphocytes. Its cause remains largely unknown, although several arguments favour an immune origin. Hypoproteinaemia induced by leakage of plasma proteins into the gastric lumen is a rare complication of LG. We report here on ...
Mbuyi-Muamba J M - - 1993
Ankylosing spondylitis has never been described in Zaïre and is considered to be rare in black African populations. We report two cases observed in the University Hospital of Kinshasa. The two patients are brothers. The diagnosis is based on anaemnestic, clinical and radiological findings. We therefore demonstrate the existence of ...
Balik E - - 1993
Splenoptosis which is a congenital fusion anomaly of dorsal mesogastrium in children is a very rare entity. In the literature cases are usually diagnosed at operation and it is noted that in former years splenectomy had a special place among various methods of treatment. In this report, a 7-year-old case ...
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