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Correlative imaging of pelvic soft tissue sarcomas in children.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8423129     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors retrospectively reviewed 15 cases of pelvic soft tissue sarcoma treated at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia during a recent 6-year period. These patients were treated before the availability of magnetic resonance imaging. The authors compared ultrasonography, computed tomography, and excretory urography/voiding cystourethrography for establishing the diagnosis and following the progression/regression of the disease. Results were correlated with clinical, surgical, and pathologic findings. Although computed tomography and ultrasonography were both capable of characterizing the size and texture of the lesion, computed tomography was superior in defining disease arising from the pelvic sidewall. Both techniques effectively identified residual mass at the tumor site, but neither could differentiate active tumor from inactive tumor, posttherapy inflammation, or fibrosis. Excretory urography/voiding cystourethrography provided no information that could not be gleaned from either ultrasonography or computed tomography.
Authors:
M S Finkelstein; N H Sherman; H K Rosenberg; S Mahboubi; P B Raney
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association     Volume:  93     ISSN:  0098-6151     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Osteopath Assoc     Publication Date:  1993 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-02-25     Completed Date:  1993-02-25     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503065     Medline TA:  J Am Osteopath Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  75-82     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medical Imaging, Alfred I. duPont Institute, Wilmington, DE 19899.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Child, Preschool
Diagnostic Imaging*
Female
Humans
Infant
Male
Pelvic Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Retrospective Studies
Sarcoma / diagnosis*
Soft Tissue Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Ultrasonography
Urography

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