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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 ...
Huang H L - - 1993
Adenomyoma of the papilla of Vater is exceedingly rare. Histologically, the adenomyoma is characterized by locules of ducts with interlacing bundles of smooth muscle. A 63-year-old male patient is presented who had developed abdominal pain, progressively darker urine and light color stool, jaundice and dyspepsia over the past two-month period. ...
Sobus K M - - 1993
A 14-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy with severe traumatic brain injuries were noted to have marked asymmetry in the lower extremities. Clinical and radiologic evaluation demonstrated the coexistence of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and heterotopic ossification (HO). These cases demonstrate that although DVT are rare in children, they can ...
Tsai C H - - 1993
Fetus in fetu is a very unusual intracranial mass in infancy, with only a few cases noted in the literature. Our discovery of a two-month-old girl will be another case for this kind of condition. Dissection and radiologic study of the fetus showed an axial skeleton and long bones, corresponding ...
Frouge C - - 1993
Pathologists have associated calcium oxalate dihydrate (weddellite) in breast biopsy specimens with benign or borderline lesions and rarely with malignancy. These microcalcifications may have a polyhedral shape in histologic specimens owing to their crystalline structure. A retrospective radiologic-histologic correlation study was performed on 300 clusters of microcalcifications to determine if ...
Saghafi M - - 1993
Sternocostoclavicular hyperostosis is a chronic arthro-osteitis affecting mostly juxtasternal structures. It is characterized clinically by painful swelling of the upper anterior chest wall and occasionally is associated with pustulosis palmaris and plantaris. Pathologically there is osteitis, periostitis, and new bone formation of periarticular structures. Two patients are described, and the ...
Spraggs P D - - 1993
Spheno-choanal polyp is a rare entity which presents in a similar manner to the more common antro-choanal polyp. There is often difficulty clinically in differentiating the two conditions, although their radiological characteristics are distinct. A case of spheno-choanal polyp is presented and the plain radiograph and the CT findings reviewed.
Baran R - - 1993
A case of occupational acroosteolysis in a 24-year-old classical guitar player is reported. Nail tenderness was the only manifestation of initial acroosteolysis, which was due to mechanical stress on the fingers. Radiographs showed initial resorption of the 2nd, 3rd and 4th finger of the left hand. The authors review the ...
Thomas R D - - 1993
Madelung's deformity has classical clinical and radiological appearances; it is well recognised by both radiologists and orthopaedic surgeons. In this paper we report on two Madelung's deformities demonstrated on wrist radiographs that were misinterpreted as bone tumours, the patients having presented with unrelated trauma. Two further cases demonstrating similar features ...
Ouahes N - - 1993
A case of acute subcutaneous emphysema of the lateral region of the neck is described. The patient, a 26-year-old woman, also had radiologic evidence of pneumomediastinum. She completely recovered in a few days under prophylactic antibiotherapy. In this case, subcutaneous and mediastinal emphysema was most probably due to the introduction ...
al-Sulaiman M H - - 1993
We report 2 cases of acute renal failure caused by rare and closely related inflammatory conditions, i.e. renal parenchymal malacoplakia and megalocytic interstitial nephritis. We have discussed the clinical presentation, natural progression of the disease, the short- and longterm prognosis of the kidney, the histological appearances, the radiological features and ...
Bennett C P - - 1992
A 22-week fetus who had died in utero had a markedly hypoplastic nose and other facial abnormalities, short fingers, hypoplastic nails, and small phallus. Radiologically there was symmetrical cartilaginous stippling of the vertebral column, femoral heads, calcanei and elbows typical of chondrodysplasia punctata (CP), and metacarpal shortness and tiny pyramidal ...
Healy J C - - 1992
Although intestinal tuberculosis is rare in this country, increasing numbers of patients are now being seen, particularly in the immigrant population. We present the history of a lady who had acute diarrhoea and in whom the radiological and endoscopic findings looked very similar to those seen in Crohn's disease. The ...
Faridi M M - - 1992
Chest radiographs of 63 culture proven cases of neonatal septicemia were evaluated in this prospective study. Gram negative septicemia was responsible for 76.2% cases. Radiological abnormalities were observed in 27 cases (42.8%). Seven of these had no respiratory distress. The findings were right sided infiltrates (27%); hyperinflation (7.9%), bronchopneumonia (6.3%) ...
Kline T J - - 1992
Resolution 5, adopted by the American College of Radiology, sets forth principles of direct communication that are important to every radiologist. This article reviews pertinent court decisions that affect radiologists and illustrates the importance of Resolution 5. In recent cases in state courts, liability standards have focused on four areas: ...
Thomas H G - - 1992
The case is presented of a 23-year-old man with Cogan's syndrome, who died from spontaneous rupture of a renal artery 2 years after developing symptoms, despite treatment with corticosteroids and azathioprine. The typical clinical features, investigations and radiological findings of this rare disease are described, particularly the systemic vasculitis and ...
Spindler A - - 1992
We describe the case of a 38-year-old woman with 24 years of progressive skeletal deformities. Radiologic survey showed evidence of generalized skeletal involvement. She presented with secondary osteoarthritis, and her hands showed Heberden's and Bouchard's nodes. Light microscopic examination showed many reversed lines in the trabeculae and increased bone resorption ...
Nakase H - - 1992
Cavernous angioma is a benign vascular hamartoma with an obscure etiology. Clinical, radiological, and histological features of 24 cases of cortical and subcortical cavernous angiomas were analyzed to investigate the etiology. The lesions were classified as hemorrhaging (8 cases) or non-hemorrhaging (16 cases) according to the initial symptom. Age, sex, ...
Penagini R - - 1992
Two cases of dysphagia, in which radiology led to an incorrect diagnosis, are described. In case I the X-ray barium swallow showed only minor oesophageal dilatation with no apparent delay in emptying or abnormality of the cardias, yet achalasia was diagnosed by oesophageal manometry. In case 2, although the barium ...
Black W R - - 1992
Decompression sickness is not an appreciated hazard among the private pilot community. This is of growing concern with the increasing number of nonpressurized aircraft capable of flying to altitudes in excess of 5,468 m (18,000 ft). A case report is presented of a 42-year-old pilot who apparently experienced decompression sickness ...
Ruiz D - - 1992
Annular subvalvular aneurysms have been reported rarely in Caucasian individuals. We describe the case of a white man who had an asymptomatic annular submitral left ventricular aneurysm diagnosed during the diagnostic work-up of cervical lymphadenopathies. Our case is unique because of its occurrence in a Caucasian and its characteristic radiological ...
Lam T H - - 1992
In the largest compressed air tunnelling project using the Blackpool Decompression Tables in Hong Kong, 912 men had radiological examination of major joints and 12 definite and 30 suspected cases of dysbaric osteonecrosis were detected by the compressed air physician. Distribution of the lesions was symmetrical and 43.1 per cent ...
Wetscher G - - 1992
Barioliths consist of inspissated barium mixed with feces. They are a rare complication after barium contrast roentgenography and occur almost exclusively in the large bowel. Mostly asymptomatic or causing only slight symptoms and signs, they may persist for months or years. We report a severe case of cecal bariolith. Clinical ...
Federici S - - 1992
Lipoblastomas are rare benign tumors arised from the fetal-embryonal fat that occur almost exclusively in children. About 70% of them arise in the limbs but several other sites have been reported. To date there are only 4 cases of mediastinal lipoblastoma in children, described in the international literature. The radiologic ...
Nuovo M A - - 1992
Myositis ossificans is a relatively rare, well-defined entity. The 23 cases sent for consultation to two of us (L.V.A. and A.N.) were reviewed. Clinical, radiologic, and microscopic information was reexamined, and special attention was given to features infrequently seen in typical myositis ossificans. Average age at presentation was 23 years, ...
Reed M H - - 1991
The radiologic abnormalities seen in patients with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) include disturbances of growth, various types of joint destruction, abnormalities of bone density, periostitis, and soft tissue abnormalities. We review the English language literature, which deals with the radiologic abnormalities in general, and at specific sites. We also review ...
Chang L C - - 1991
Parosteal osteosarcoma is a low-grade malignant tumor arising from the periosteum. It involves mainly adults of third to sixth decades and the favorite site is the posterior aspect of distal femoral metaphysis. Microscopically, it is composed of woven to lamellar bone trabeculae within spindle cell stroma. We present a case ...
Yi E S - - 1991
We describe a unique case of a low-grade extraskeletal osteosarcoma revealing both histologic and radiologic features reminiscent of parosteal osteosarcoma. The tumor, which had been present for 10 years, occurred in the left axilla of a 74-year-old black woman. To date, all the published cases of extraskeletal osteosarcoma have been ...
Hosovski E - - 1991
A case of acromegaly in a male individual aged about 30 years, who lived in the area of Central Balkans in the 14th or 15th century will be described here. This individual is from an archeological site named Przine near Gacko, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The diagnosis is based on pathological ...
Casas D J - - 1991
A case of multiple giant sigmoid diverticula is described in which a barium enema revealed two giant diverticula communicating with the sigmoid lumen. Both diverticula were located on the mesenteric border of the sigmoid colon, and histologic examination showed mucosal and serosal layers with no evidence of smooth muscle. The ...
Hadar H - - 1991
Two cases with the polysplenia syndrome also had a short pancreas. To the best of our knowledge the radiologic characteristics of this anatomic anomaly have not yet been reported. Both cases were asymptomatic with regard to their anomaly-complex. The radiologic findings of the short "pancreas" are similar to the only ...
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