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Collarino Angela A From the *Institute of Nuclear Medicine, and †Institute of Radiology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, - - 2014
A 77-year-old man was referred to our center for a suspected neuroendocrine neoplasm in the pancreatic tail, incidentally detected at CT. Ga DOTANOC PET/CT showed intense tracer uptake in the pancreatic lesion. At MRI, the lesion was similar to the spleen on all sequences, suggesting the presence of intrapancreatic accessory ...
Karunanithi Sellam S From the Departments of *Nuclear Medicine, †Medicine, and ‡Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, - - 2014
Histoplasmosis, a granulomatous mycosis caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum, is known to primarily affect the lungs and the immune system, with involvement of skeletal system as a rare manifestation, in which case the disease usually assumes multifocality. We present a singular case of a young man diagnosed to have ...
Dietemann Sébastien S From the *Service de Biophysique et Médecine Nucléaire, †Service de Neurochirurgie, and ‡Service de Radiologie, Hôpital de Hautepierre, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg; §ICube, Université de Strasbourg/CNRS UMR 7357; and ║FMTS-Faculté de Médecine, Strasbourg, - - 2014
We describe a case of a 32-year-old man with a giant pseudomeningocele seen on MRI examination 6 months after spinal surgery. Radionuclide SPECT/CT cisternography performed after intrathecal suboccipital injection of In-DTPA identified the site of cerebral spinal fluid leak at the L4 level, and the patient underwent surgical correction of ...
Filli Lukas L Department of Neuroradiology, University Hospital Zurich; Zurich, Switzerland - - - 2014
We describe the case of a 39-year-old man in whom diagnostic work-up for combined right-sided hearing loss revealed a lipoma of the internal auditory canal (IAC). This very rare diagnosis has significant implications for therapeutic management because lipomas, unlike other lesions in the IAC, should not be surgically removed in ...
Krishnan Balaji B Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Mail Code 508, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
A 63-year-old man with ischemic cardiomyopathy, ejection fraction of 15%, and status after HeartMate II implantation as a bridge to cardiac transplantation presented with presyncope and exertional dyspnea 1.5 years after implantation. After unrevealing laboratory workup and echocardiography for LVAD thrombosis, the patient underwent CT imaging. CT revealed mural thrombus ...
Yoon Jung-Hee JH Department of Radiology, Inje University Haeundae Paik Hospital, College of Medicine, 875, Haeundae-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan, 612-896, Republic of Korea. Electronic address: - - 2014
Regardless of advancement in imaging techniques, the recognition of vegetative foreign bodies in the abdomen remains a difficult task. Simple radiography and computed tomography will ignore radiolucent foreign bodies. Here, we report the case of a 34-year-old man with a penetrating injury to the abdomen caused by a radiolucent wooden ...
Lim P J PJ Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, 90 Yishun Central, Singapore 768828. - - 2014
A 59-year-old man with a history of major depression was found by his wife to be unconscious and foaming at the mouth. On arrival at the emergency department, the patient was noted to be unresponsive. Computed tomography of the brain showed symmetrical ill-defined areas of hypoattenuation involving the medial aspects ...
Iwai Takayasu T Division of Radiology, Ohmihachiman Community Medical Center, Shiga, - - 2014
A 69-year-old man with a decades-long history of chronic alcohol consumption was admitted with gait disturbance (short steps and spasticity), deterioration of activity, and stuporous consciousness. Head magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed hyperintensity on fluid-attenuated inversion recovery imaging in the corpus callosum and frontal white matter. The lesion later became ...
Lee Inki I Department of Nuclear Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, 82, Gumi-Ro 173 Beon-Gil, Bundang-Gu, Seongnam-Si, Gyeonggi-Do 463-707 - - 2014
A 60-year-old man underwent vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap to reconstruct a left lateral chest wall defect. For assessment of viability of muscle flap, F-18 fluoro-2-deoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) was performed 15 days after surgery. The FDG PET/CT showed a small metabolic defect in the left lateral chest ...
Youn Sung Won SW Department of Radiology, Catholic University of Daegu School of Medicine, Daegu, Republic of - - 2014
Venous hypertension is closely related to poor outcome of a dural arteriovenous fistula (DAVF). However, no direct measurements have been made of the shunt flow and impaired venous drainage that are suggestive of venous hypertension. We present a case of a 35-year-old man who presented with cerebral hemorrhage and underwent ...
Jain Puneet P Department of Pediatrics, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Kalawati Saran Children's Hospital, New Delhi, - - 2014
We describe the case of a 4½-year-old girl with prolonged febrile status followed by abnormal behavior and loss of speech. Interesting findings on diffusion-restricted imaging were noted. The clinicoradiologic possibilities are discussed.
Pederiva Federica F Pediatric Surgery, Institute for Maternal and Child Health - IRCCS "Burlo Garofolo" - Trieste, - - 2014
Ingestion of foreign bodies is a common presenting complaint in the pediatric emergency department. We present a case of a child in whom disc battery ingestion was suspected initially. The immobility of the foreign body on few days of conservative management raised the suspicion of two magnets. At operation, two ...
Amans Matthew R MR Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California; San Francisco, California, USA - - - 2014
Contrast staining of brain parenchyma identified on non-contrast CT performed after DSA in patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS) is an incompletely understood imaging finding. We hypothesize contrast staining to be an indicator of brain injury and suspect the fate of involved parenchyma to be cerebral infarction. Seventeen years of ...
Desai Ankit - - 2014
To evaluate B-scan and computed tomographic appearance of a wooden intraocular foreign body within the posterior segment. The authors report a case of a patient with an occult retained foreign body. To identify why the object was elusive, an in vitro study was conducted using computed tomography (CT) and B-scan ...
Prabhu Shailesh M SM Department of Radiology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, - - 2014
We report a case of post traumatic impacted intranasal wooden foreign body in a 16 year old boy, which was undetected on Computed Tomography in the acute stage. Intranasal wooden foreign body may be missed on CT in the acute stage because of apparent air attenuation of the foreign body ...
Yucel Bulent B Department of Orthopaedics, Kanuni Sultan Suleyman Training and Research Hospital, Altınşehir, Turgut Özal Cd. No: 1, Postal Code: 34303, Kucukcekmece, Istanbul, - - 2014
Loose bodies within the joint because of any cause have the potential for continued growth. A 41-year-old man had suffered multiple recurrent dislocations of his left shoulder, accompanied with pain. His anterior apprehension and relocation tests were positive, but no other sign was noted on physical examination. On magnetic resonance ...
Ma Hon-Ping HP Emergency Department, Shuang Ho Hospital, Taipei Medical University, No. 291, Zhongzheng Road, Zhonghe District, New Taipei City 235, Taiwan ; Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, - - 2014
Introduction. The lumbar puncture is a well-known neurological procedure. The purpose of this study is to build an accurate mathematical formula to estimate the appropriate depth for inserting a lumbar puncture needle for a beginner. Methods. This is a retrospective study of patients who underwent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of ...
Sano Hiroyasu H Department of Neurology, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, - - 2014
A 67-year-old man with a history of prostatic hypertrophy developed behavioral anomalies and a fever. At admission, diffusion-weighted brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) indicated a high-intensity signal lesion on both sides of the cerebral hemisphere. Immediately after hospitalization, he developed paralysis of the left side of the body. Diffusion-weighted MRI ...
Sakurai Keiji K Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Odawara Municipal Hospital, 46 Kuno, Odawara, Kanagawa 250-8558, Japan. - - 2014
Orbital subperiosteal hematomas are rare and most often result from facial trauma; however, occurrence of these hematomas due to non-traumatic causes is extremely rare. Herein, we present the case of a 38-year-old man who was transferred to our emergency department because he became comatose after attempting suicide by hanging. He ...
Yusuf Gibran T GT King's College London, Department of Radiology, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS, - - 2013
Cortical necrosis is an uncommon cause of renal impairment and is rarely a consequence of blunt abdominal trauma. We present a case of unilateral traumatic acute cortical necrosis in a child demonstrated on contrast-enhanced US with confirmation on MRI. Contrast-enhanced US provides a rapid, accurate evaluation of renal parenchyma abnormalities ...
Inoue Kentaro - - 2013
Sarcoidosis or sarcoid reactions, which appear as FDG-avid lesions in oncologic patients, need to be differentiated from disseminated malignancies. We aimed to promote awareness of development of sarcoidosis or sarcoid reactions after antineoplastic therapy to avoid diagnostic errors with FDG-PET/CT findings and assess the utility of FDG-PET/CT for follow-up. We ...
Tijssen M P M - - 2013
To assess the feasibility of dual energy computed tomography (DE-CT) in intra-arterially treated acute ischaemic stroke patients to discriminate between contrast extravasation and intracerebral haemorrhage. Thirty consecutive acute ischaemic stroke patients following intra-arterial treatment were examined with DE-CT. Simultaneous imaging at 80 kV and 140 kV was employed with calculation of mixed ...
Zhu Zhenghua - - 2013
Esophageal foreign bodies can be a danger to a patient's life. Flexible or rigid endoscopy is a commonly used type of invasive investigation for these, and radiological examinations are also useful. Series of reports. Multi-slice spiral CT (MSCT) can confirm and locate most foreign bodies. Dual source CT (DSCT) is ...
Wu Qingwu - - 2013
We performed a meta-analysis to investigate and compare diagnostic performance of whole-body MRI and skeletal scintigraphy for detection of bone metastatic tumors. PubMed and Embase were searched for relevant articles. We calculated sensitivities, specificities, diagnostic odds ratios (DOR), positive likelihood ratios (PLR), negative likelihood ratios (NLR), and constructed summary receiver ...
Le Stephanie T - - 2013
The authors present a case of F-FDG-avid granulomatous reaction induced by fireworks injury of the chest wall in a patient with esophageal adenocarcinoma. This hypermetabolic lesion, involving the right pectoralis muscles, appeared slightly more prominent on restaging PET/CT imaging following chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Excisional biopsy of the lesion established ...
Drescher Robert - - 2013
PET/CT is an established modality for evaluation of malignant disease. However, in many cases, specificity is impaired by false-positive findings. Recognition of these cases is crucial for correct diagnosis and subsequent patient management. In the presented case, malignant disease was suspected in a young man because of a history of ...
Shiraev Timothy - - 2013
The retention of foreign bodies after surgery is rare, but carries significant morbidity and mortality as well as financial and legal implications. Such retained items cause a foreign-body reaction, which in the case of cotton-based materials are called gossypibomas. We present the case of an 84-year-old woman with a pseudotumor ...
Nie Shihuai S State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510060, - - 2013
To analyze the sensitivity and specificity of X-ray, B-ultrasound, and CT scan in diagnosing ocular foreign bodies, and to compare the accuracy of these three imaging tools in locating these foreign bodies. A retrospective review was conducted of radiographic and clinical eye examination data from 62 patients (66 eyes), suspected ...
Jain Vishal Kumar - - 2013
Anomalous preduodenal portal vein is a rare abdominal vascular variant; even rarer is the prepancreatic postduodenal position. We report an anomalous portal vein positioned in between duodenum and pancreatic head detected on contrast enhanced computed tomography. Awareness and accurate radiological interpretation of this unique and rare vascular pattern can prevent ...
Nunoi Hiroaki - - 2013
Portal biliopathy is a morphological abnormality of the biliary ductal and gallbladder wall associated with portal hypertension. A patient with essential thrombocythemia was initially diagnosed with extrahepatic portal vein obstruction (EHPVO). The contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) findings were similar to those of cholangiocarcinoma or sclerosing cholangitis. However, color Doppler and ...
Alsaid Youssef - - 2013
We report a 9-year-old boy with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in high-risk group who suffered from left sided focal seizures and ipsilateral hemiparesis during his induction with Asparaginase chemotherapy. Superior sagittal sinus thrombosis and right frontal hemorrhage were demonstrated on brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans . Anticoagulation was initiated ...
Jin Ning - - 2013
Pleural effusion is commonly seen associated with pneumonia. When this progresses to empyema, directed therapy is frequently required. Chest radiographic and computed tomography findings can help distinguish empyema from a transudative pleural effusion.
Godar Mohit M Department of Radiology, The Second Hospital of Jilin University, Norman Bethune College of Medicine, 218 Ziqiang Street, Nanguan District, Changchun, Jilin 130041, - - 2013
We report a case of mixed capillary venous hemangioma of the retroperitoneum in a 61-year-old man. Abdominal ultrasonography showed a mass to be hypoechoic with increased flow in color Doppler imaging. Dynamic contrast-enhanced computed tomography revealed a centripetal filling-in of the mass, located anterior to the left psoas muscle at ...
Otjen Jeffrey P - - 2012
Foreign body ingestion is a common problem in the pediatric population and a frequent cause for emergency room visits. Magnets are common household objects that when ingested can bring about severe, possibly fatal gastrointestinal complications. Radiography is an integral component of the management of these children. Pediatric and emergency radiologists ...
Whitty Cc - - 2012
Abstract CASE HISTORY: A 13 kg 3.5-year-old male neutered Cocker Spaniel presented with a 6-day history of deteriorating hindlimb paresis. Approximately 10 weeks previously the owner reported removing a large number of barley grass seeds from the dog's coat and ears. Eight weeks later the dog was treated for pneumonia, based ...
Wu Yu-Chin - - 2012
ABSTRACT: A 25-year-old woman had carcinosarcoma of uterine cervix after definitive treatment. One year later, local recurrent disease was found in the right posterior pelvis on FDG PET/CT. FDG PET/CT also disclosed an incidental intramural hypermetabolic lesion in the rectum, which seemed separate from the right pelvic lesion on contrast-enhanced ...
Saveraid Travis C - - 2012
The use of intravenous gadolinium contrast during equine magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a new technique that has been infrequently used in clinical imaging. This article describes the development of an effective contrast dose and the use of gadolinium contrast in clinical equine MRI. Gadolinium contrast improves lesion conspicuity across ...
Pinto Antonio - - 2012
Intraorbital foreign bodies (IOFBs) are a common occurrence worldwide and happen at a frequency of once in every 6 cases of orbital trauma. An orbital foreign body may produce a variety of signs and symptoms related to its size, composition, and ballistics. Retained foreign bodies may give rise to cellulitis, ...
Wooten Kimberly E KE Department of Surgery, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA. - - 2012
Most foreign bodies that a child ingests pass harmlessly through the gastrointestinal tract. However, ingesting multiple magnets places a child at risk for serious viscus injury. A 16-y-old boy swallowed multiple magnets and presented with abdominal pain and emesis. Upon laparoscopy, the boy was found to have malrotation with volvulus ...
Ferré Jean-Christophe - - 2012
This article presents an overview of advanced magnetic resonance (MR) imaging techniques using contrast media in neuroimaging, focusing on T2*-weighted dynamic susceptibility contrast MR imaging and T1-weighted dynamic contrast-enhanced MR imaging. Image acquisition and data processing methods and their clinical application in brain tumors, stroke, dementia, and multiple sclerosis are ...
Kang Kyung-Wook - - 2012
Migraine has been found to be associated with patent foramen ovale. However, in practice, it is difficult to show that microemboli via patent foramen ovale can induce a migraine attack. Our patient showed transient sulcal hyperintensities on fluid-attenuated inversion recovery images during a migraine attack. This supports the hypothesis that ...
Marinković Slobodan - - 2012
The radiologic aesthetics of some body parts and internal organs have inspired certain artists to create specific works of art. Our aim was to describe the link between radiology and fine art. We explored 13,625 artworks in the literature produced by 2049 artists and found several thousand photographs in an ...
Van Biervliet S S Department of Paediatric gastroenterology, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium. - - 2012
The paediatric population aged 1-3 years represents about 80% of patients presenting with foreign body ingestion. Only 10 to 20% of ingested foreign bodies will fail to pass through the entire gastrointestinal tract. The decision to remove them is based on location, size and nature of the foreign body. In ...
Zinser Max J - - 2012
We present a virtual planning protocol incorporating a patented 3-surgical splint technique for orthognathic surgery. The purpose of this investigation was to demonstrate the feasibility and validity of the method in vivo. The protocol consisted of (1) computed tomography (CT) or cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) maxillofacial imaging, optical scan of ...
Yeddula Kalpana - - 2012
In patients with a patent foramen ovale, use of air filters during intravenous infusions is common, but they are not compatible with power injection. Therefore we aimed to assess the incidence of paradoxical air embolism on CT of the chest and brain following contrast material injection through a power injector ...
Bosemani Thangamadhan - - 2012
Infantile hepatic hemangioma is the most common benign liver tumor during infancy. Prompt diagnosis and timely institution of therapy are of utmost importance. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) plays a key role in the correct diagnosis and monitoring of treatment. We report on a 15-week-old girl with multifocal infantile hemangiomas of ...
Law Susan - - 2012
We report a case of probable contrast-induced neurotoxicity that followed a technically challenging cardiac catheterization in a 69-year-old woman. The procedure had involved the administration of a large cumulative dose of an iodinated, nonionic contrast medium into the innominate artery: twelve hours following the catheterization, the patient developed a seizure ...
Shahnazi Makhtoom - - 2011
Body packing is described as using the abdominal or pelvic cavity for concealing illegal drugs. Leakage from the packets may cause catastrophic effects on smugglers and medical history is not reliable in these patients. Moreover, new sophisticated smuggling techniques make it imperative that radiologists and emergency physicians understand and familiarize ...
Sattar Abdul - - 2011
To evaluate the diagnostic value of chest X-Ray in tracheobronchial foreign body aspiration among group of children in southern Punjab. The Cross sectional/comparative diagnostic procedural study was conducted in the Department of Radiology, Nishtar Medical College and Children Hospital Complex. Multan from January 2009-January 2011. Chest CT was performed in ...
Whitaker May - - 2011
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: HDR brachytherapy is used as a conformal boost for treating prostate cancer. Given the large doses delivered, it is critical that the volume treated matches that planned. Our outpatient protocol comprises two 9Gy fractions, two weeks apart. We prospectively assessed catheter displacement between CT planning and treatment ...
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