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Persinger M A - - 1985
A strong temporal correlation was found between the numbers of reports of UFOs (unidentified flying objects) and nearby seismic activity within the Uinta Basin for the year 1967. The numbers of UFO reports per month during this classic UFO flap were correlated 0.80 with the sum of the earthquake magnitudes ...
Shipton E A - - 1985
An 18-year-old black youth with myositis ossificans progressiva recently underwent eye surgery. The clinical, laboratory and radiological findings are described. The problems associated with anaesthesia are presented and their management is discussed. The condition is briefly reviewed.
Jabre A - - 1985
One hundred fifty cases of anterior sacral meningocele have been reported in the world literature. This rare pathologic entity was first recognized and described by Bryant in 1837. We report a patient with an incidental anterior sacral meningocele. Our patient is the oldest reported in the literature. The incidental feature ...
Herva R - - 1985
A sporadic case of multisynostotic osteodysgenesis is reported in a 15-day-old female infant with urogenital abnormalities. The main radiological findings were craniosynostosis, radiohumeral synostosis, femoral bowing and fractures. The typical combination of clinical and radiologic findings allow the ready recognition of this syndrome. Seven earlier cases have been reported, five ...
Pavlin J E - - 1984
Two cases of epignathus are presented. The classification and clinical and radiological diagnoses are reviewed. Epignathi are rare embryological tumors, but with better preoperative assessment and awareness, safe surgical excision can be carried out. A careful long-term follow-up with regular examinations is essential to detect any residual lesions or extensions ...
Cox H E - - 1984
A recent case of absence of a cervical pedicle in a traumatized patient is presented. An incorrect radiological interpretation of the patient's plain films resulted in inappropriate management. Further radiological investigation, including computed tomography, revealed the underlying abnormality, and prevented subsequent misadventure . A review of the literature on this ...
Sinnreich A I - - 1984
Arterial malformations of the middle ear are rare entities which, if unrecognized, can lead to serious complications. We will present six such cases and summarize the relevant literature. Our presentation will review the development of middle ear arterial structures. Radiologic techniques useful in delineating these conditions will be described, and ...
Ghahremani G G - - 1984
This article describes a series of 12 adult patients in whom a prominent and mobile polypoid fold of the oesophagogastric region was demonstrated radiologically. Subsequent endoscopic and histopathologic studies confirmed the presence of an inflammatory pseudopolyp at the squamocolumnar junction and contiguous with a thick gastric rugal fold. The clinical ...
Neumann G - - 1984
Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) is a rare disease in pediatric patients. The case of a 14-year-old girl with generalized WG is described and the pediatric literature reviewed. Thirty additional cases of WG in childhood have been traced in previous studies. Diagnostic problems are discussed in the context of clinical, radiological and ...
Grynpas M D - - 1984
Milk of calcium is an unusual radiologic entity which covers a wide variety of stones of various compositions. They only have in common the fact that in vivo stone movement is indicated by radiologic pictures taken at different postures of the patient. Despite over 100 cases reported in the literature, ...
Fisher A - - 1983
We report a collaborative study of 11 patients with upbeat nystagmus in the primary position of gaze. In most cases the nystagmus behaved in accordance with Alexander's Law; in 3 patients convergence enhanced the nystagmus. Lateral gaze was without effect in 7 instances. Static tilt to prone and supine positions ...
Vukanovic S - - 1983
The authors report five cases of myonecrosis varying in degree of severity and extent of the lesions, following drug overdose in young patients. The pathogenesis of this condition is discussed with reference both to the literature and the radiological findings of the present study. The clinical and radiological manifestations are ...
McLoud T C - - 1983
A scheme was devised for semiquantitative description of the diffuse infiltrative lung diseases using the graphic terminology of the International Labour Office and Union Internationale Contre le Cancer (ILO/UC) classification. Conventions for grading the type (rounded or "pqr" and irregular or "stu"), severity (profusion in 12 steps), localization of opacities, ...
Mackworth-Young C G - - 1983
The case of a middle-aged professional musician with a presumed encephalitis is reported. Clinical and radiological evidence suggested a mainly right-sided lesion. He complained of a wide variety of musical symptoms which occurred in a mainly sequential manner: these are described and classified. Their relationship to a predominantly right-sided lesion ...
Cho S R - - 1983
The radiological manifestations of four cases of polypoid carcinoma of the esophagus are reviewed. A large pedunculated intraluminal mass, mimicking a foreign body was seen in three of the four cases. Due to this predominant exophytic growth, the follow-up esophagogram was normal in two patients after radiotherapy, despite the very ...
Price J L - - 1983
The clinical, radiological and histological findings are described in nine cases of infiltrating epitheliosis. In seven cases the mammogram revealed 2.5-5.0 cm discoid radial scars which conformed with the histological features and there was no associated significant clinical abnormality. It can be difficult to differentiate the mammographic appearance of infiltrating ...
Levine M S - - 1983
Barrett esophagus is an acquired condition with progressive columnar metaplasia of the esophagus due to chronic reflux esophagitis. The premalignant nature of this entity is well recognized. However, radiologic diagnosis has been limited by the nonspecificity of findings associated with the condition. We recently reviewed 29 cases of pathologically proved ...
Lawson J P - - 1983
Premature fusion of the proximal humeral epiphyses with varus deformity is a common and characteristic radiologic finding in thalassemia anemia. A review of 17 cases with bilateral and one case with unilateral involvement, coupled with known anatomic and mechanical factors, suggested an explanation for this phenomenon. Hypertrophied marrow will thin ...
Esses S I - - 1983
A review of the literature points to the many causes of arachnoiditis and the failure of treatment to arrest or reverse its effects. The true incidence cannot be determined, although it is probably lower than might at first appear from the published articles. In the radiological literature the diagnosis seems ...
Lemaitre L - - 1983
This report describes the symptoms, clinical course and radiological features in three cases of idiopathic carpotarsal osteolysis. Before signs of extensive osteolysis were noted, one of our patients showed flattening, loss of harmonious curvature and minimal osteoporosis of carpal and tarsal bones, all early radiological signs which have not been ...
Lim W T - - 1983
The principal objective(s) of this presentation is to report a case of lymphadenitis secondary to implant degeneration. A review of the literature on the history and development of the silicone implant and the durability of the silicone elastomer is presented. A case report with radiologic and histologic documentation is also ...
Javors B R - - 1983
Enterolithiasis is a rarely encountered clinical and radiologic entity. Stasis of intestinal contents is the underlying cause of the stone formation. Four cases are presented, 3 in the colon and 1 in the small bowel. The chemical composition of these stones varies according to their site of origin. The clinical ...
Hariri J - - 1983
Two cases of barytoma of the rectum in a 33-year-old female and an 81-year-old male are presented. The cases were detected 4 1/2 and 3 months, respectively, after a barium enema. The morphologic, histochemical and radiologic findings are described. The pathogenesis and the differential diagnosis are then discussed in the ...
Kapila A - - 1982
An adolescent female with downbeat nystagmus and long tract signs was evaluated by a number of diagnostic radiologic procedures. Metrizamide CT cisternography was the procedure that established the diagnosis by showing not only the tonsillar herniation, but also the medullocervical deformity characteristic of the Chiari type II malformation. This case ...
Wochos J F - - 1982
The six Centers for Radiological Physics performed periodic thermoluminescent dosimetry (TLD) reviews for photon beams at 276 facilities across the country. The purpose of the reviews and the techniques in use are briefly described. Results from 2413 mailed reviews of megavoltage units indicate that, in 92% of the reviews, a ...
Meller Y - - 1982
A rare case of avascular necrosis of bone of unknown etiology affecting several phalanges of one hand in a 12-year-old Israeli girl is presented. This entity has been described in the literature under the title of "Phalangeal microgeodic syndrome in childhood." Forty cases have been reported mostly from Japan. The ...
Yazaki T - - 1982
Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis is an uncommon disease that is usually seen in middle-aged women and is much rarer in children. We report a case of diffuse xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis in a 3-year-old boy who had a nonfunctioning hydronephrotic right kidney on an excretory urogram. A review of the English and Japanese literature ...
Whelan M A - - 1982
Three cases of aplastic and/or hypoplastic lumbar pedicle are presented and discussed. The importance of plain films, especially the 45 degrees posterior oblique, for making the diagnosis is emphasized. The incidence and embryology of abnormalities of the pedicle are reviewed and the radiological features used to differentiate these congenital abnormalities ...
Murphy W A - - 1982
During a 28-month interval, the radiographs of eight cases of skeletonized remains were evaluated by a radiologist. Radiologic evaluation of limited anatomic parts (four cases) was used to establish human or nonhuman origin and was helpful in the assessment of the relative social importance of the part. Radiologic evaluation of ...
Agrez M - - 1981
Sigmoid volvulus is often a surgical emergency. The diagnosis is usually reached on the basis of both clinical and radiologic assessment. A review of the radiologic findings in 20 patients diagnosed as having sigmoid volvulus is presented. Typical radiographic features are illustrated. Reasons for their absence in certain cases are ...
Murphy W A - - 1981
A retrospective study of 169 percutaneous skeletal biopsies performed by radiologists at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology and Barnes Hospital between October 1974 and July 1980 showed an overall accuracy of 94%; a negative result had a predictive value of 92%. A review of the English-language literature revealed that nearly ...
Stringer D A - - 1981
A case of juvenile hyaline fibromatosis in a ten-year-old Asian girl is presented. This autosomal recessively inherited condition has not previously been described in the radiological literature. This patient demonstrates well the characteristic radiological appearance. The literature of juvenile hyaline fibromatosis and of the other generalized fibromatoses is reviewed and ...
Belloni C - - 1981
A case of perinatal lethal dwarfism is described: owing to its clinical, radiological and histologic features the case can be classified as SRP syndrome type III (Verma-Naumoff). On the basis of the radiological features and--particularly--of those of the growing cartilage, stress is laid on the importance of these studies for ...
Cope J R - - 1981
In five cases of blastomycosis, invasive procedures were required before the diagnosis was established; these included thoracotomy in two cases and craniotomy in a third case. Radiologic signs in blastomycosis are nonspecific, and the presentations of the disease may be protean and unusual. Certain factors and radiologic appearances should alert ...
Phelps P D - - 1981
Bilateral conductive deafness is common in mandibulofacial dysostosis with or without atresia of the external auditory meatus. This deafness is due to a wide range of deformities of the ossicular chain associated with a characteristic reduction in the size of the middle ear cavity. The attic and antrum are particularly ...
Cremers C W - - 1981
The results of a systematic study of the otological aspects in 13 cases of earpit-deafness syndrome are reported. The audiometric, radiological and vestibular findings as well as the results of exploratory tympanotomies with and without stapedectomies are discussed together with the results reported in the literature. A convincing explanation of ...
Diebler C - - 1981
This is a report of seven cases of aneurysm of the vein of Galen (AVG) with a review of the clinical and radiological aspects of 48 cases in the literature. The natural evolution and pathophysiology of this vascular malformation are discussed. The clinical signs of this condition are often misleading. ...
Sauvegrain J - - 1981
10 cases of calcification of the peripheral cartilaginous contour of the femoral head in infants are reported. In 7 cases calcification were discovered by chance at a radiological examination done for another purpose. In 3 cases the examination was done for limp or pain in the hip. In this material ...
Patriquin H - - 1980
A description of three newborns with renal candidiasis and a review of 14 others suggest the following pathogenesis: antibiotic therapy in a premature baby with an intravascular catheter is followed by hematogenous renal spread, candiduria, and acute obstructive nephropathy by mycotic bezoars. The radiologic appearance is often characteristic. Prompt therapy ...
Graham J - - 1980
A 48-year-old woman with triple cardiac valve prostheses became completely deaf after bitemporal embolism. The lesions were demonstrated radiologically and neurophysiological investigation confirmed intact peripheral and brainstem pathways. Experimental studies of the auditory pathways are briefly reviewed. Reported cases of cortical deafness are discussed and the rarity of the condition ...
Nordshus T - - 1980
Two cases of neonates with adrenal haemorrhage are presented. The clinical, radiological and ultrasonographical signs are described. The future role of echography as compared to other radiological procedures, including computerized tomography, is discussed. Ultrasonography is recommended as a screening method, and is well suited for assessing the size and internal ...
Douds H N - - 1980
Curvilinear calcifications on abdominal radiographs are described in a patient with pseudomyxoma peritonei, and the literature on the radiographic findings in this disease is reviewed. This sign is infrequent but characteristic. Other radiographic features of the case are also presented, as well as ultrasound and gallium scans. The latter have ...
Jost R G - - 1980
A minicomputer system has been developed to assist in the transcription, distribution, and long-term storage of radiology reports. Reports are dictated in the traditional manner by a radiologist and then entered into specially programmed computer terminals by a transcriptionist. Completed reports are electronically distributed throughout the department and the hospital. ...
Burrell M - - 1980
The radiological findings on barium enema examination of 239 patients with thyroid deficiency (192 hypothyroid and 47 myxedematous) were reviewed. A new radiologic finding of transverse ridging superimposed on megacolon is described in myxedema and an explanation for this finding is postulated. The colonic findings associated with thyroid deficiency are ...
Schulman A - - 1980
Eosinophilic gastroenteritis consists histologically of a purely eosinophilic infiltration of small bowel and stomach walls. This is manifested radiologically in the small bowel as a thickening of the circular folds and wall without mucosal ulceration or any other local abnormality, either over much of its length or in a shorter ...
Turner J S JS - - 1980
We surveyed 13 proven cases of neuro-otologic tumors to determine the value of audiometric and radiologic studies. Angle myelography was positive in 100% of cases tested. CT scan with intravenous enhancement was positive in 91% of cases tested. Stapedial reflex decay or tone decay was positive in 100% of cases ...
Price H I - - 1979
Two cases of leukaemic infiltration of the stomach are presented. In both patients the dominant presenting sign was gastro-intestinal bleeding. The clinical, radiological and pathological findings are presented together with a brief review of the literature.
Hahn E - - 1979
Exposure to vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) may result in a bizarre syndrome, which is characterized by lytic changes in the distal phalanges, cutaneous stigmata of scleroderma, and Raynaud's phenomenon. Detailed case histories of two such patients are presented. Epidemiologic, pathogenetic and radiological aspects of occupational acroosteolysis are briefly reviewed. The ...
Rabin M S - - 1978
Caecal volvulus is usually associated with a twisted caecum, seen to occupy the umbilical area or left hypochondrium on radiography. Caecal bascule refers to the form of volvulus in which the distended caecum is situated within the pelvis. The caecal bascule type of obstruction is uncommon, and clinical and radiological ...
Trobe J D - - 1978
In the case presented, bilateral optic canal meningiomas produced binocular visual loss. Correct diagnosis was delayed because of inadequate and misinterpreted radiological studies. Careful radiological and surgical examination of the planum sphenoidale later suggested this as the source of both canalicular masses. The pertinent aspects of this case are reviewed ...
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