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Ballaux C - - 2000
Due to the volatile nature of selenium and selenium dioxide, an important atmospheric dispersion of 75Se can occur in case of a violent fire (>800 degrees C). This type of accident is possible when transporting or using a highly active 75Se source for gamma radiography. The consequences of this dispersion ...
Dilley A V - - 2000
The management of malrotation when it is an incidental finding is unclear. This retrospective study reports an analysis of radiological and operative findings in a series of 71 patients. There were no deaths. We report a false-positive rate of 15% for upper gastrointestinal contrast studies reported as showing malrotation. Our ...
Harris R - - 2000
Tracheal laceration is a rare complication of endotracheal intubation. We present a case of tracheal laceration after a simple prehospital tracheal intubation in a patient with severe tracheomalacia. The most likely cause of the tracheal injury was massive overinflation of the endotracheal tube cuff and the preexisting tracheal wall weakness. ...
Fontana A - - 2000
We report the case of a patient who showed clinical and radiological signs of massive polyethylene wear 3 years after total hip replacement. Arthroscopy was performed to assess the loosening of the acetabular cup. The procedure showed the polyethylene element to be broken into three pieces in the area corresponding ...
Lee J - - 1999
To elucidate the radiological features of spondylolysis of the three upper lumbar vertebrae, review of radiology reports during an 8-year period was performed. Among 17 levels of defects in 14 patients, nine were unilateral. Among 25 defects, nine had an atypical course. In eight of nine atypical defects, the direction ...
Galera M F - - 1999
We report a female stillborn with typical clinical, radiological, and anatomopathological features of Blomstrand chondrodysplasia. The main findings in this lethal osteochondrodysplasia are osteosclerosis and advanced skeletal maturation. Autosomal recessive inheritance has been proposed because of parental consanguinity of affected siblings in all reported cases, including this one. Histopathological study ...
Rehring T F - - 1999
Polymorphous hemangioendothelioma is a rare vascular tumor; only 5 patients have been previously described. Half of all cases described have occurred in the thoracic cavity, all being discovered on chest radiologic studies obtained for other reasons. This report presents the case of a female patient with polymorphous hemangioendothelioma and a ...
Lim H H - - 1999
The first two cases of asbestosis in Malaysia are reported. Both had considerable occupational exposure to asbestos dust in the past, with a long latency period exceeding 30 years. One case presented with distinctive clinical and radiological features, while the other case was only confirmed by histological diagnosis. The usefulness ...
Agarwal I - - 1999
We report pyknodysostosis presenting as extramedullary haematopoiesis in one of two siblings and as obstructive airway disease in the other. Visceral manifestations are rare and have been reported in only two cases in the Indian literature. They have often been mistaken for osteopetrosis, haemolytic anaemia and other osteochondrodystrophies. The cases ...
Bijl M - - 1999
Transient osteoporosis of the hip (TOH) is a rare disorder affecting primarily middle-aged men and women during the last trimester of pregnancy. The disease is characterized by pain in the involved joint with temporary osteopenia apparent on radiology without joint space narrowing or destruction, in the absence of other recognizable ...
Hamoir X L - - 1999
We report the case of a 48-year-old man who presented with an erosive, seronegative, HLA-B27-negative, peripheral polyarthritis, associated with hidradenitis suppurativa of axillae and buttocks. The pertinent literature is reviewed. This paper is the second devoted to this topic in a radiological journal and the first to document erosion of ...
Ibrahim S - - 1999
We report a case of a sixteen-month old boy with osteosarcoma of the left humerus. To the best of our knowledge this is the youngest case reported in Malaysia. This case illustrates that osteosarcoma although rare does occur in a very young child. The child died six weeks after presentation ...
Reyns N - - 1999
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE: Cavernomas occur very rarely in the ventricular system. We report three cases of intraventricular cavernomas and review the literature. CLINICAL PRESENTATION: A 16-year-old female patient presented with a sudden distal deficit of the left superior limb. She had a voluminous tumor involving the two lateral ventricles, with ...
Takamori S - - 1999
We present a case of 39-year-old woman with thymoma complaining of dysgeusia. This patient had suffered from dysgeusia for the previous 6 months. Thymectomy with the thymoma was performed, and her dysgeusia was improved within 6 months after the operation. The anti-acetylcholine-receptor antibody was reduced from 0.9 nmol/l to 0.4 ...
Barbalias G A - - 1999
We have evaluated 21 patients, ranging in age from 44 to 71 years (mean: 55 years), who presented to our department with the radiologic characteristics of retroperitoneal fibrosis. Ureterolysis was performed in all cases. Intraperitoneal placement of the ureter was performed in 9, and placement of the ureter in a ...
Collins J - - 1999
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to test the effectiveness of resident-prepared, independent learning cases in teaching residents chest radiology. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Three 2nd-year residents (one each from the University of Wisconsin, the Oregon Health Sciences University, and the University of Michigan) prepared four chest radiology ...
Partridge S - - 1999
Increasing numbers of patients receive infusional chemotherapy or total parenteral nutrition via Hickman or Grochong lines. Although the insertion of these indwelling catheters is generally performed under radiological guidance and their positions verified by chest radiography, it is still feasible for them to become displaced at a later date. This ...
Vaquero Martin J - - 1999
Osteochondritis of tarsal cuneiforms is a rare entity, barely reported in the medical literature. To the nine cases previously reported, we add our series with four cases of bilateral lesion of the medial cuneiform. Medial cuneiform osteochondritis may be the cause of foot pain and limping in children ages 4 ...
Yeatman J M - - 1998
A patient with extensive bilateral auricular ossification presented with chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis on one side. The condition was otherwise asymptomatic. Ossification was detected on radiological and histological examination. Underlying medical conditions were not found. We believe this developed as a consequence of cold injury. Auricular ossification is an unusual cause ...
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 ...
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