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Proliferative myositis presenting with a checkerboard-like pattern on CT.
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PMID:  19517385     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Proliferative myositis is a rare pseudosarcomatous inflammatory process. Radiological diagnosis of self-limiting proliferative myositis helps direct appropriate clinical management and avoiding unnecessary surgical excision. We present the ultrasonography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging findings in a case of proliferative myositis. In this case, malignancy was suspected, and complete excision was performed. A checkerboard-like pattern, a characteristic sonographic and pathological finding of proliferative myositis, was demonstrated by computed tomography in our patient; to the best of our knowledge, this is the first such case in the literature.
Hasan Yiğit; Ahmet Tuncay Turgut; Pinar Koşar; Hesna Müzeyyen Astarci; Uğur Koşar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diagnostic and interventional radiology (Ankara, Turkey)     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1305-3612     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2009 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-06-11     Completed Date:  2009-11-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101241152     Medline TA:  Diagn Interv Radiol     Country:  Turkey    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  139-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Contrast Media
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Myositis / diagnosis*,  surgery
Neck Muscles / pathology*,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Tomography, Spiral Computed*
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color
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