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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 ...
al-Hilou R - - 1991
Seventy four out of 94 cases of bronchoscopy carried out over a five year period are reviewed. The clinical history of choking followed by recurrent spasmodic cough were found to be the most important element in making the diagnosis and proceeding to diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy. Radiology was inferior as ...
Kaplan G - - 1991
Isotretinoin and etretinate are synthetic derivatives of vitamin A widely used in the treatment of dermatological diseases, mainly those affecting keratinization. They have numerous side-effects, among which the rheumatic symptoms are not the most common or the most severe. The main skeletal adverse reaction of retinoids is hyperostosis. It mainly ...
Benya E C - - 1991
This article describes three cases of jejunal diverticulitis in elderly women, who had presented with pain and tenderness in the periumbilical region or the left side of the abdomen, low-grade fever, anemia, and weight loss. The findings were initially attributed to possible inflammatory or neoplastic lesions of the colon. However, ...
Carlton R - - 1991
The principles of radiographic exposure are not included in the American College of Radiology Index for Radiological Diagnoses. A supplement covering such information would permit consistent indexing and integration of principles of radiographic exposure teaching case files with the comprehensive and well-accepted ACR anatomical and pathological index. This article proposes ...
Jabra A A - - 1991
There are few radiologic descriptions of intrahepatic portosystemic venous shunts and all in adults. A case is reported of a newborn where the diagnosis of shunt was made with color Doppler and where the shunt resolved spontaneously at one year of age. Proposed etiologies for intrahepatic portovenous shunts are discussed.
Hewett P J - - 1991
Perforation of the gastrointestinal tract by toothpicks is an uncommon but well described occurrence. Five cases treated by the authors over the past 5 years are described. This series emphasizes the fact that plain abdominal and chest radiology is unhelpful in establishing the diagnosis. Risk factors identified are the wearing ...
Sid N S - - 1991
Vertical retrosternal density paralleling the sternum, with haziness of a hemithorax on chest roentgenogram, often challenges the clinical acumen of pediatricians, chest physicians, and pediatric radiologists alike. Its presence has been historically linked to either pulmonary underdevelopment and/or accessory hemidiaphragm. The surgical and radiological pediatric literature has long debated this ...
Nangaku M - - 1991
In this rare case of adult hypophosphatasia, no radiological abnormalities of the skeletal system could be detected even by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry. Severe dental caries was the sole clinical manifestation, indicating this case as an "odontohypophosphatasia". The levels of serum osteocalcin were low, which may be a useful biochemical ...
Bremner R M RM Department of Surgery, Hillbrow Hospital, - - 1990
The columnar-lined or Barrett's oesophagus is an acquired condition resulting from long-continued gastro-oesophageal reflux. In the last 20 years 149 patients with Barrett's oesophagus have been studied in the clinics of the Johannesburg Teaching Hospitals. Important radiological predictors of Barrett's oesophagus, as defined from a series of 100 cases, are ...
Morrish H F - - 1990
Canadian radiologists interacted with the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) on 455 occasions between January 1983 and December 1987. The authors have reviewed and categorized these encounters: 55% were a direct result of a lawsuit against an individual radiologist; 28% were initiated by a radiologist who was seeking advice from ...
Tan W C - - 1990
Idiopathic bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) has become accepted as a distinct disease entity. We report a patient who presented with the classical clinical, radiological and pathologic features of this uncommon condition. To our knowledge, this is first case to be reported in Singapore. This case also illustrates the difficulty ...
Whitehead E D - - 1990
A multispecialty approach to diagnosis of impotence is the most appropriate, because many factors may be at work. The expertise of professionals in the fields of urology, sex therapy, psychiatry, family practice, internal medicine, endocrinology, neurology, radiology, sleep evaluation, and vascular surgery may be needed to ascertain the correct organic ...
Kolawole T M - - 1990
Four cases of toxaemia of pregnancy examined with computed tomography scans of the brain are reported. A review of the literature reveals 19 other cases with previously reported CT brain scans. The review shows intracerebral oedema as the main finding. Haemorrhage, massive or punctate was noted in four cases. The ...
Small M - - 1990
We report a case of osteoradionecrosis of the temporal bone which presented with symptoms and signs of cerebellopontine angle lesion. The clinical, radiological, histological and bacteriological findings are reported. The occurrence of osteoradionecrosis of the temporal bone and the factors which predispose to it are discussed with particular emphasis on ...
Albertyn L E - - 1990
Schistosomiasis in its many forms still presents a major public health challenge. Its tendency to cause dystrophic calcification makes it ideal for radiologic study. With population movement the disease may be encountered in unexpected countries especially with the sensitivity of CT to the presence of calcium. S. japonica produces pathognomonic ...
Lipson A - - 1990
The findings on barium follow through, ileoscopy and biopsy of the terminal ileum in 46 children with suspected chronic inflammatory bowel disease have been compared to the final clinical diagnosis. Ileoscopy and barium follow through agreed in 91%, barium follow through and biopsy in 80% and barium follow through, ileoscopy ...
Bindi P - - 1990
Destructive spondyloarthropathy has been increasingly recognized in dialysis patients. We have reviewed 39 observations published in the literature and added 11 personal cases in order to define the clinical and radiological presentation of the disease. The many hypotheses that have been proposed for its pathogenesis are discussed, including secondary hyperparathyroidism, ...
Slomic A M - - 1990
After a short review of our method, we compared the results of the radiographs of 18 cases of CdLS to the results of our normal material. All of our normal statistical data was obtained from AP and lateral view radiographs at a distance of 1 m, in the prevailing conditions ...
Wood R E - - 1990
Previous reports have focused on the fact that laminar periosteal new bone is a common radiologic sign of Ewing's sarcoma of the jaws. Critical analysis of the literature does not lead to this conclusion. A case is reported and radiologic appearances described. A review of the literature shows striking clinical ...
Veys N N Department of Internal Medicine, U.Z. - - 1990
Wegener granulomatosis is a systemic disease with a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations. This is illustrated by 5 case reports. The diagnostic value of clinical, radiological, histological and serological signs are discussed and compared with the literature. Diagnosis has been facilitated by the introduction of serological tests: (anti-cytoplasmic antibody (ACPA) ...
Rillo O L - - 1989
To the best of our knowledge, only two patients with concurrent diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) and ankylosing spondylitis (AS) have been reported so far. Here we present 3 patients in whom clinical and radiological findings indicative of DISH and AS coexisted. Two of these cases exhibited HLA B27. Although ...
Brooker D S - - 1989
We present a 20-year review of juvenile angiofibroma in the relatively static population of Northern Ireland. Seventeen cases were identified and new slides were prepared from the stored paraffin blocks of all their original biopsy material, and re-examined. Five females, a 36-year-old and an 18-year-old male had their diagnoses revised. ...
Scanarini M - - 1989
Idiopathic giant-cell granulomatous hypophysitis is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the pituitary gland. It presents clinically as a sellar mass lesion with pituitary insufficiency and/or hyperprolactinemia, and is radiologically indistinguishable from a pituitary tumor. In most of the previously reported cases the documentation of the disorder has been limited to ...
Horner K - - 1989
There is disagreement in the literature about the radiological appearance of the central giant cell granuloma (CGCG) of the jaws. A review of 26 cases of CGCG was undertaken with the aim of resolving this. CGCG were found over a wide age range but most occurred in the 2nd and ...
van Niekerk A J AJ Department of Radiology, University of - - 1989
Giant diverticulum of the colon is a rare condition, mentioned only sporadically in the literature and usually presenting on an abdominal radiograph as an air-filled cyst. This poses an interesting clinical and radiological diagnostic problem. A case is presented and a radiological approach suggested.
Fukuya T - - 1989
In a review of the chest radiographs of 1152 consecutively examined subjects, 10 cases (0.87%) of extensive tracheobronchial calcification were identified. In addition, 51 subjects having this coded diagnosis were identified among 11,758 members of a fixed population sample. Sixty of these 61 subjects were women. Tracheobronchial calcification usually appeared ...
Bramble J M - - 1989
Report-coding systems allow the radiologist to generate a typewritten radiographic report with a computer. Typically, the report is generated by selecting bar codes, speaking key words, or selecting items on a screen. MAMM REPORT is a report-coding system for mammography, developed by radiologists, that runs on a microcomputer (Amiga, Commodore ...
Khalil S H - - 1989
The study showed that excision of the caudal fin at basal level was followed by complete regeneration in one and a half months, whereas if it was amputated at mid-fin level, complete regeneration took two months. The findings confirm that the greater the extent of amputation, the faster the rate ...
Byard R W - - 1989
The clinical, radiological and pathological features of two cases of intraventricular meningioma in a 9-year-old boy and a 9-year-old girl are reported. Presenting features included headache, vomiting and somnolence with no localizing neurological signs on physical examination. Neither patient showed evidence of neurofibromatosis. CT scans were helpful in establishing the ...
Russell T - - 1989
Sixty-seven cases of thoracic intervertebral disc protrusion are reported with an analysis of clinical and radiological findings. The findings include the fact that male: female ratio is approximately equal, peak incidence is in the 3rd to 5th decade with another peak at age 30-40 in men. This latter peak appears ...
Claesen P - - 1989
Glossopharyngeal neurinomas are rare entities. Only 16 cases have been described so far in the literature. Our experience with 2 cases demonstrates the non-specific and discrete clinical presentation of the ninth nerve neurinoma, but illustrates also some typical radiological aspects, enabling a more precise preoperative diagnosis. Two cases are presented ...
Dodd B - - 1988
This paper reports the results of a study performed for the Oregon Department of Energy. The objectives of the study were to characterize the range of radioactive material shipments through the state and to determine the worst radiological hazards which might arise if these shipments were involved in transportation accidents. ...
Aspestrand F - - 1988
The localized dilatation below the confluence of the bile and pancreatic ducts is known as the ampulla of Vater. The purpose of the present study was to delineate the radiological features of the choledochopancreaticoduodenal junction, with special reference to ampullar formation in this region. This was done by specimen radiography ...
Martin J R - - 1988
A cross-sectional survey of the work force at an iron ore surface mine and beneficiation plant in Labrador identified cases with a radiologic diagnosis compatible with simple pneumoconiosis by the International Labour Organization (ILO) classification (1980). Their distribution by ILO categories 1, 2, and 3, after excluding those with confounding ...
Hallas J - - 1988
The clinical and radiologic findings in a case of sterno-costo-clavicular hyperostosis are reported and compared with the findings in the 23 Caucasian and about 300 Japanese cases reported in the literature. The main complaints are pain in the upper anterior chest wall and sometimes limited mobility of the shoulders. Radiologically, ...
Nortjé C J - - 1988
Ninety-three clinically and radiologically diagnosed cases of periostitis ossificans were gathered over a 13-year period. Histologic specimens were available in 19 cases. The predominant age, race, and gender were determined. The position of the periosteal reaction, its average length and width, and radiographs required to best demonstrate it were also ...
Gulmi F A - - 1988
Primary localized amyloidosis of the ureter is very rare, and only 22 cases have been reported in the world literature. We report the twenty-third case along with a review of the relevant literature. Due to its radiologic resemblance to malignancy, many cases were treated by nephroureterectomy in the past. The ...
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