Diagnostic properties of a portable near-infrared spectroscopy to detect intracranial hematoma in traumatic brain injury patients
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Chaiyaporn Yuksen, Pungkawa Sricharoen, Nipa Puengsamran, Nitima Saksobhavivat, Yuwares Sittichanbuncha, Kittisak Sawanyawisuth (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - July 30, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

MR imaging-guided vacuum assisted breast biopsy: Radiological-pathological correlation and underestimation rate in pre-surgical assessment
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Rosaria Meucci, Adriana Pistolese Chiara, Tommaso Perretta, Gianluca Vanni, Ilaria Portarena, Guglielmo Manenti, Patricia Ryan Colleen, Antonella Castrignanò, Carla Di Stefano, Donatella Ferrari, Feliciana Lamacchia, Marco Pellicciaro, Marco Materazzo, Claudio Buonomo Oreste (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - July 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Incidental, non-gated thoracic CT angiographic detection of proximal right coronary artery total occlusion associated with acute myocardial infarction
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Rene Epunza Kanza, Samir Ayoub, Francis Bonenfant (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - July 10, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Iterative reconstruction algorithm improves the image quality without affecting quantitative measurements of computed tomography perfusion in the upper abdomen
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Mischa Woisetschläger, Lilian Henriksson, Wolf Bartholomae, Thomas Gasslander, Bergthor Björnsson, Per Sandström (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - July 3, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Developing a lung nodule management protocol specifically for cardiac CT: Methodology in the DISCHARGE trial
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Robert Haase, Jonathan D. Dodd, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor, Ella A. Kazerooni, Marc Dewey (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - June 26, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Unusual diagnostic findings in temporal lobe epilepsy: A combined MRI and 18F-dopa case study
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Paola Feraco, Davide Donner, Lorena Picori, Umberto Rozzanigo (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - June 20, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Malignancy course of pituitary adenoma in MEN1 syndrome: Clinical-Neuroradiological signs
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Francesca Incandela, Paola Feraco, Valeria Putortì, Laura Geraci, Giuseppe Salvaggio, Caterina Sarno, Giuseppe La Tona, Giovanni Lasio, Cesare Gagliardo (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - June 20, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Pediatric thoracic mass lesions: Beyond the common
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Gunes Orman, Prakash Masand, John Hicks, Thierry A.G.M. Huisman, R. Paul Guillerman (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - June 13, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

REACT – A novel flow-independent non-gated non-contrast MR angiography technique using magnetization-prepared 3D non-balanced dual-echo dixon method: Preliminary clinical experience
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Eu Jin Tan, Shuo Zhang, Prasanna Tirukonda, Le Roy Chong (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - June 8, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Review of Chest CT Manifestations of COVID-19 Infection
Publication date: Available online 7 June 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology OpenAuthor(s): Maria El Homsi, Michael Chung, Adam Bernheim, Adam Jacobi, Michael J. King, Sara Lewis, Bachir Taouli (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - June 8, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Transarterial chemoembolisation of colorectal liver metastases with irinotecan-loaded beads: What every interventional radiologist should know
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Roberto Iezzi, Attila Kovacs, Hans Prenen, Patrick Chevallier, Philippe L. Pereira (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - May 15, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Imaging in corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19)—A scoping review
Publication date: Available online 11 May 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology OpenAuthor(s): Ankush Jajodia, Lukas Ebner, Benedikt Heidinger, Chaturvedi Arvind K, Helmut Prosch (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - May 12, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

CTPA with a conventional CT at 100 kVp vs. a spectral-detector CT at 120 kVp: Comparison of radiation exposure, diagnostic performance and image quality
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Andreas P. Sauter, Nadav Shapira, Felix K. Kopp, Juliane Aichele, Jannis Bodden, Andreas Knipfer, Ernst J. Rummeny, Peter B. Noël (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - May 7, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

CT and MRI findings of a stromal tumour of uncertain malignant potential of the prostate
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Masahiro Yamazaki, Kotaro Yoshida, Noboru Terayama, Keiko Kobayashi, Norihiro Hayashi, Shinichi Hayashi, Toshifumi Gabata (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - April 26, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

COVID-19 pneumonia manifestations at the admission on chest ultrasound, radiographs, and CT: single-center study and comprehensive radiologic literature review
Publication date: Available online 4 April 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology OpenAuthor(s): Pascal Lomoro, Francesco Verde, Filippo Zerboni, Igino Simonetti, Claudia Borghi, Camilla Fachinetti, Anna Natalizi, Alberto Martegani (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - April 5, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Interobserver variability in high-resolution CT of the lungs
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Jonas Widell, Mats Lidén (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - March 31, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Over-the-wire deployment techniques of option elite inferior vena cava filter: 3D printing vena cava phantom study
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Byung Geon Park, Anna Seo, Sang Yub Lee, Jung Guen Cha, Jihoon Hong, Hoseok Lee, Jun Heo, Young Woo Do (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - March 21, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Retraction notice to “The diagnostic value of time-resolved MR angiography with Gadobutrol at 3T for preoperative evaluation of lower extremity tumors: Comparison with computed tomography angiography”
Publication date: Available online 10 March 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology OpenAuthor(s): Gang Wu, Teng Jin, Ting Li, Xiaoming Li (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - March 11, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Common incidental findings on sacroiliac joint MRI in children clinically suspected of juvenile spondyloarthritis
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): E. Schiettecatte, J.L. Jaremko, I. Sudoł-Szopińska, M. Znajdek, R. Mandegaran, V. Swami, L. Jans, N. Herregods (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - March 6, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

MR imaging of cavernous sinus thrombosis
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Harsimran Bhatia, Ravinder Kaur, Raveena Bedi (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - March 4, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Diffusion weighted imaging improves diagnostic ability of MRI for determining complete response to neoadjuvant therapy in locally advanced rectal cancer
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Anuradha Chandramohan, Umar M. Siddiqi, Rohin Mittal, Anu Eapen, Mark R. Jesudason, Thomas S. Ram, Ashish Singh, Dipti Masih (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - February 27, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Anomalous insertion of the medial meniscus into a triple bundle anterior cruciate ligament: A rare combination of two anatomical variants
We report the case of a 35-year-old female patient with an AIMM into a triple bundle ACL associated with tears of the medial meniscus in both of her knees. Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy was performed on one side, and conservative treatment with physiotherapy was chosen for the other side with good clinical outcomes. (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - February 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Diagnostic efficacy of dynamic liver imaging using qualitative diagnostic algorithm versus LI-RADS v2018 lexicon for atypical versus classical HCC lesions: A decade of experience from a tertiary liver institute
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Shalini Thapar Laroia, Komal Yadav, Archana Rastogi, Guresh Kumar, Senthil Kumar, Shiv Kumar SarinAbstractObjectiveTo analyze and evaluate the diagnostic performance of conventional diagnostic (qualitative) imaging features versus LI-RADSv2018 lexicon for indeterminate and atypical Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) on dynamic liver imaging with reference to histopathology.Patients and methodsThis retrospective study (June 2009–June 2019) evaluated the performance characteristics of conventional imaging findings, versus the Liver Imaging...
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - February 13, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Frequency and causes of delayed diagnosis of visceral artery pseudoaneurysms with CT: Lessons learned
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Ilaria Vittoria De Martini, Thomas Pfammatter, Gilbert Puippe, Pierre-Alain Clavien, Hatem AlkadhiAbstractObjectiveVisceral artery pseudoaneurysms (VAPA) are associated with a high morbidity and mortality, but sometimes are missed in initial computed tomography (CT) examinations. The aims of this study were to determine the frequency and causes of misdiagnoses of VAPA with CT.Materials and MethodsWe retrospectively identified 77 patients with VAPA in our database who underwent contrast-enhanced CT. The frequency of delayed diagnosis was de...
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - February 12, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Does bone scintigraphy show Modic changes associated with increased bone turnover?
ConclusionIn most cases, MC with a Type 1 component showed increased tracer uptake in bone scintigraphy. This indicates that bone turnover is accelerated in the M1 area. (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - February 12, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Assessment of the professional practice knowledge of computed tomography preceptors
ConclusionsContinuous medical education and professional development are a priority for improvement to ensure reliable delivery of health care and best practice. The findings of this study can be used by education institutes and health organizations when designing educational programs to ensure the highest training and performance of their technologists. (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - February 2, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Reporting colon cancer staging using a template
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Malene Roland V Pedersen, Claus Dam, Martina Loft, Søren R RafaelsenAbstractPurposeThe purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of completeness of the radiological reports in primary local staging colon cancer when using a template.MethodsThe study used primary staging reports retrieved from the departments RIS/PACS. Five key tumour descriptors were evaluated within each report: tumour morphology (polypoid or annular), information on tumour breach of the colon wall (≥ T3), tumour out-growth in mm, nodal status and TNM in ...
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - January 30, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Imaging of advanced craniofacial fibrous dysplasia associated with McCune-Albright syndrome: A case report
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Lynda N. Bile-Gui, Judicael Ahoury, Raïssa M. KabasAbstractThe fibrous dysplasia of bone is painless, benign, and slowly progressive bone lesion. It may rarely become aggressive by compression of adjacent organs or malignant transformation. This disease falls within the scope of a McCune-Albright syndrome in less than 7 % of cases. The authors reported the case of a 25-year-old woman, living in the countryside, who suffered from a severe craniofacial fibrous dysplasia which has begun since her childhood with no medical care. Her clini...
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - January 30, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Discrimination between tuberculous and bacterial pyomyositis in magnetic resonance features
ConclusionsMagnetic resonance imaging has modest accuracy for differentiation of tuberculous and bacterial pyomyositis. Diabetes mellitus and extraspinal pyomyositis were the predictors of bacterial pyomyositis. Presence of T2 hyperintense wall of intramuscular abscess was also the predictor of bacterial pyomyositis. (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - January 30, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Inguinal herniation of left ovary, fallopian tube and rudimentary left horn of bicornuate uterus associated with type 2 Mayer-Rakitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome in a teenage girl: A case report and literature review
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Ramezan Jafari, Mohammad Javanbakht, Fatemeh DehghanpoorAbstractThe incidence rate of ovarian herniation in the inguinal canal is 3 %. Nevertheless, the herniation of ovary with uterus is extremely scarce. Most of these cases are accompanied with congenital genitourinary malformations such as Mayer-Rakitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome and Mullerian duct malformations. Herein, a 13-year-old girl presented with type2 MRKH syndrome together with left groin swelling and pain. Sonography reports ovarian herniation into left inguinal canal a...
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - January 30, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Evaluation of ileal Crohn’s disease response to TNF antagonists: Validation of MR enterography for assessing response. Initial results
ConclusionPre-treatment Clermont score as well as post-treatment MaRIA and Clermont scores, wall thickness and ΔMaRIA are significantly predictive of response to anti-TNF drugs in ileal Crohn’s disease. These results need to be verified in a larger study. (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - January 30, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Comparative analysis between synthetic mammography reconstructed from digital breast tomosynthesis and full-field digital mammography for breast cancer detection and visibility
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Ryusuke Murakami, Nachiko Uchiyama, Hitomi Tani, Tamiko Yoshida, Shinichiro KumitaAbstractPurposeTo compare observer performance between synthetic mammography (2DSM) and full-field digital mammography (FFDM) for breast cancer detection and visibility.MethodA retrospective analysis was conducted on 136 histopathologically proven cases of breast cancer in patients who underwent FFDM and digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT). 2DSM images were reconstructed from DBT data, and 2DSM and FFDM images were reviewed and evaluated for mammographic featu...
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - January 28, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Tumor volume dynamics and tumor growth rate in ALK-rearranged advanced non-small-cell lung cancer treated with crizotinib
ConclusionsTumor volume growth rate after nadir in ALK-rearranged NSCLC patients treated with crizotinib was obtained, providing objective reference values that can inform physicians when deciding to keep their patients on ALK directed therapy with slowly progressing lung cancer. (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - January 28, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Coronary artery anomalies in patients with zero calcium score: A new evidence supports the 2016-NICE guidance
ConclusionIt is preferable to perform CCTA in young patients with cardiac symptoms, especially in Asian and Middle Eastern countries even of the CAC score is zero. (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - January 28, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Three cases of pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy (PTTM): Challenge in antemortem diagnosis using lung perfusion blood volume images by dual-energy computed tomography
Publication date: 2020Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 7Author(s): Hiroki Kamada, Hideki Ota, Yosuke Terui, Koichiro Sugimura, Shigefumi Fukui, Hiroaki Shimokawa, Kei TakaseAbstractPulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy (PTTM) is a specific type of tumor embolism in the small and medium pulmonary arteries, leading to rapid progressive pulmonary hypertension. Antemortem diagnosis of PTTM is extremely difficult. We encountered three patients who were histopathologically or clinically diagnosed with PTTM. In all cases, lung perfused blood volume (PBV) images on dual-energy computed tomography (CT) demons...
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - January 28, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Retrospective cohort study on clinical predictors for acute abnormalities on CT scan in adult patients with abdominal pain
ConclusionsWomen are less likely to have acute and surgical pathologies on CT ordered for non traumatic abdominal pain. Epigastric tenderness is negatively associated with abnormal and surgical CT results while RLQ tenderness is associated with an abnormal CT that is likely surgical in nature. These findings should help improve diagnostic accuracy of ordering providers and improve resource utilization. (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - January 28, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Early detection of hepatic encephalopathy after transjugular intrahepatic portsystemic shunt using multiparametric magnetic resonance with spectroscopy
ConclusionsOur study demonstrated the efficacy of spectroscopy in Patient subjected to TIPS. MR 3 T with spectroscopy can become a valid tool for monitor the dynamics of changes in brain metabolism after TIPS and to provide an early diagnosis of HE allowing an early treatment. (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - December 3, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Classification and Regression Tree (CART) model of sonographic signs in predicting thyroid nodules malignancy
ConclusionsTaller-than-wide, solid or predominantly solid, hypoechoic or severely hypoechoic nodules are likely to require surgery and might benefit from FNAC. (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - November 28, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Reliability of standardized reporting system of acute appendicitis in adults at low-dose 320-rows CT
Conclusionwe concluded that excellent reliability of a standardized reporting system of acute appendicitis in the adults using low-dose 320-rows CT. (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - November 16, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Added value of ultrasonography and Tc-99m MIBI SPECT/CT combined protocol in preoperative evaluation of parathyroid adenoma
ConclusionConcomitant use of ultrasonography and MIBI SPECT/CT is highly recommended for better preoperative depiction and localization of parathyroid adenoma. (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - November 16, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Atypical presentations of parathyroid gland pathology: A pictorial review
Publication date: 2019Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 6Author(s): Xin-Ying Kowa, Polly Richards, Mona Waterhouse, Laila Parvanta, Ashok AdamsAbstractPrimary hyperparathyroidism is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. It is in this day and age, an eminently treatable condition which relies heavily on preoperative imaging to localise enlarged parathyroid glands. The imaging appearances of parathyroid gland enlargement are varied; this paper seeks to address some of its more unusual manifestations with an emphasis on its atypical enhancement patterns, mimics and associations. An enlarged gla...
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - November 10, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Primary diagnosis of pulmonary embolism with unenhanced MRI for patients not eligible for CTPA: Clinical outcome
ConclusionsOur method supported or altered clinical decision-making and treatment in this cohort. A diagnostic tool for PE without intravenous contrast agent or radiation is of great benefit for certain patients. (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - October 4, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Pulmonary metastases from malignant epithelioid schwannoma of the arm presenting as fast-growing subsolid nodules: Report of an unusual case
Publication date: 2019Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 6Author(s): Andrea Borghesi, Luisa Bercich, Silvia Michelini, Francesco Bertagna, Alessandra Scrimieri, Roberto MaroldiAbstractSubsolid pulmonary nodules (SSNs) may be the manifestation of benign and malignant conditions. Malignant SSNs usually correspond to the preinvasive or invasive lepidic growth of pulmonary adenocarcinomas. More rarely, malignant SSNs may be the manifestation of primitive pulmonary lymphomas or metastases from extrapulmonary malignancies. In the case of metastases from extrapulmonary malignancies, the SSNs exhibit more aggressiv...
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - October 1, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Imaging features of breast cancer with marked hemosiderin deposition: A case report
Publication date: 2019Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 6Author(s): Taiyo L. Harada, Kazuaki Nakashima, Takayoshi Uematsu, Takashi Sugino, Seiichirou Nishimura, Kaoru Takahashi, Yukiko Tadokoro, Tomomi Hayashi, Junichiro Watanabe, Shogo NakamotoAbstractA 63-year-old woman was referred to our hospital for breast cancer treatment. She had a large HER2-positive breast tumor on her left breast, and received neoadjuvant chemotherapy. After treatment, a shrunk spiculated mass with calcification-like high density was detected on mammography, and MRI revealed a large strong susceptibility artifact. Surgical specim...
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - September 16, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Overview of epidermoid cyst
Publication date: 2019Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 6Author(s): Van Trung Hoang, Cong Thao Trinh, Canh Hung Nguyen, Vichit Chansomphou, Vinay Chansomphou, Thi Tinh Tam TranAbstractEpidermoid cysts are slow-growing, painless masses that elevate the skin and often have a central punctum that represents the plugged orifice of the pilosebaceous follicle. On ultrasound, they have a round to oval structure, well-circumscribed, avascular mass located in subcutaneous tissue along with phenomena of dorsal acoustic amplification and lateral shadowing. On MRI, they have slightly hypointense signal intensity on T1...
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - September 5, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Two synchronous lung metastases from malignant melanoma: the same patient but different morphological patterns
Publication date: 2019Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 6Author(s): Andrea Borghesi, Andrea Tironi, Silvia Michelini, Alessandra Scrimieri, Diego Benetti, Roberto MaroldiAbstractMalignant melanoma is an aggressive cancer with a high metastatic potential. Among the multiple sites of metastatic disease, the lung is one of the most frequently involved sites. Typically, pulmonary metastases from malignant melanoma occur as solid nodules. Rarely, pulmonary involvement in metastatic melanoma occurs as subsolid nodules.The present article describes an unusual case of a patient with malignant melanoma that develop...
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - August 14, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Tuberculous meningomyelitis in magnetic resonance imaging: A Chinese case report
Publication date: 2019Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 6Author(s): Xingli Liu, Maoping Rui, Liang LyuAbstractTuberculous meningomyelitis is a relatively rare but serious type of nervous system tuberculosis. This disease is caused by invasion of the spinal cord or the spinal meninges tuberculosis. The early symptoms are not typical and lack specificity. It can cause early changes in the MRI. Analysis of the MRI manifestations combined with the clinical manifestations and cere- brospinal fluid examination can facilitate accurate diagnosis of the disease. Early treatment has a clear effect, we want to increa...
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - August 10, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Pseudoembryo associated with pseudogestational sac: A novel sonographic finding in ectopic pregnancy
Publication date: 2019Source: European Journal of Radiology Open, Volume 6Author(s): Srikanth Puttagunta, Stefanie Yan LeeAbstractIn this case report, we present a case of a hitherto undescribed "pseudoembryo" appearance in a fluid-filled endometrial cavity in ectopic pregnancy.Knowledge of this sonographic finding is clinically important, since the presence of a "pseudoembryo" could lead to the misidentification of a pseudogestational sac as an intrauterine pregnancy in the setting of ectopic pregnancy.This paper discuss reviews the pseudogestational sac and imaging findings which differentiate it from...
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - August 8, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

Giant infrapatellar ganglion cyst of Hoffa's fat pad
We present the case of a 36-year-old woman who works as a kindergarten teacher, often she is kneeling on her knees due to the nature of the job. Since a year ago, she noticed that her right knee was swelling. She had an orthopaedic examination when she could no longer bend her knee. Inspection and palpation revealed the swelling of the anterior and anterior-lateral aspect of the knee. MRI imaging revealed a large, sharply defined, lobulated lesion of the infrapatellar fat pad. After the surgical incision, a lobular lesion was found and surgically removed. Histological analysis confirmed a ganglion cyst. (Source: European J...
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - July 29, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: research

MR arthrography versus conventional MRI and diagnostic arthroscope in patients with chronic wrist pain
ConclusionMRA can replace both MRI and diagnostic arthroscopy in detecting causes of chronic wrist pain. (Source: European Journal of Radiology Open)
Source: European Journal of Radiology Open - July 23, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: research