Age-related changes in cortical bone thickness of ancient Egyptians
Conclusions The present results highlight important sex-specific differences in patterns of age-related bone loss. These findings are comparable to those from other human populations and represent a valid resource for clinical application and for comparisons with contemporary subjects. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - April 4, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Added value of combined 18F-FDG PET/CT for detection of osseous metastases in cancer patients
Conclusion Combined 18-F FDG PET/CT significantly improves the sensitivity and specificity of isolated CT for the detection of osseous metastases. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - April 2, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Approach of multi-slice computed tomography (MSCT) in assessment of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)
Conclusion Cardiac CT is considered a valuable approach for optimum positioning of the aortic valve in conjunction with echocardiography to avoid undesirable complications and reducing the mortality rate. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - March 30, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Role of T2wi as a primary method in detection of late post radical cystectomy complications
Conclusion Axial T2wi of the abdomen and pelvis is an accurate primary method for evaluation of radical cystectomy as it is a simple technique with no intravenous contrast media or radiation exposure. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - March 30, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

MDCT as the modality of choice in diagnosis of postoperative complications after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
Conclusion Multi-detector CT should be used as the modality of choice in diagnosing the post-operative local and systemic complication after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - March 27, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Non-neoplastic variants of the sternum detected on bone scintigraphy using a hybrid SPECT/CT machine
Conclusion Increased sternal uptake is significantly associated with CT structural abnormalities and knowledge of these non-neoplastic variants is essential for correct interpretation of SPECT/CT bone scans especially in patients with known cancers. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - March 24, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Adult thoracic and abdominal aortic coarctation, combined value of MSCTA and conventional angiography in endovascular management
Conclusion Aortic COA could be found in any segment of the aorta. Proper identification of the anatomical details and pressure gradient studies are important factors affecting the plan of management. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - March 23, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Normal testicular tissue elasticity by sonoelastography in correlation with age
Conclusion Normal testicular tissues as studies by sonoelastography show strong correlation between the age and the testicular volume as well as the strain ratio. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - March 22, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Do we need 18F-FDG PET/CT scan in staging and management of testicular tumors?
Conclusion Positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) has a major role in preoperative staging of testicular tumors and defines the need of post operative adjuvant therapy. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - March 21, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Benign and malignant portal venous thrombosis: Multi-modality imaging evaluation
Conclusion Distinguishing benign from malignant PVT is required to determine the management plane. The combination of color Doppler US, tri-phasic CT and MR DWI is essential for more accurate evaluation and can obviate FNAC. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - March 19, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

High resolution ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of tendino-ligamentous injuries around ankle joint
Conclusion US is an excellent tool for imaging soft tissue abnormalities, as it allows rapid, in-expensive detailed examination of the structures of the ankle joint. US and MRI are two complementary tools of investigation with the former being used as primary effective tool of investigation and the latter is done to confirm the diagnosis. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - March 17, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Multiple brown tumors mistaken for bone metastases. Computed tomography imaging findings
Publication date: Available online 15 March 2016 Source:The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Author(s): Luz M. Morán, Mojdeh Moeinvaziri, Alicia Fernández, Rosario Sánchez In daily practice, when multiple osteolytic lesions are seen on imaging studies, metastatic bone disease is the first diagnostic impression. We herein present a case of a 45-year-old man, without any known tumor, who was evaluated for multiple osteolytic lesions with a strong suspicion of bone metastasis, but the radiological and biochemical findings suggested a hyperparathyroidism. Therefore, whenever multipl...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - March 16, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Volumetric study of the olfactory bulb in patients with chronic rhinonasal sinusitis using MRI
Conclusions MRI with volumetric analysis is a useful tool in assessment of the olfactory bulb volume in patients with olfactory loss and appears to be of help in assessment of the degree of recovery in patients after sinus surgery. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - March 13, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Role of dynamic contrast enhanced MRI in evaluation of post-operative breast lesions
This study was performed during the time from August 2014 till August 2015. Enrolled in this study were 50 female patients and all of them were breast cancer patients that had been candidates for breast conserving surgery, modified radical mastectomy and reconstructive surgery using autologous tissue reconstruction; DCE-MRI was done for all patients. Results In this study, 12 patients (24%) were with recurrent malignant tumor, 7 patients (14%) with postoperative fat necrosis, 10 patients (20%) with postoperative seroma, 10 patients (20%) with diffuse skin thickening and edema, and 6 patients (12%) with postoperative scar ...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - March 7, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Discrimination between benign and malignant in vertebral marrow lesions with diffusion weighted MRI and chemical shift
Conclusion The addition of the two evolving MRI sequences (DWI and CSI) to the routine MRI protocol of cancer patients who examine the spine as part of their metastatic work-up promises to be an effective implement for characterization of vertebral marrow lesions being benign versus malignant. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - March 5, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

MRI evaluation of the knee post double bundle ACL reconstruction: Association of graft findings and comparison with arthroscopy
Conclusion Increased signal intensity within the anteromedial or posterolateral bundles of a double bundle ACL reconstruction is frequently associated with a partial tear. Impingement of the anteromedial graft is frequently associated with partial tear and increased signal intensity which is proved by arthroscopy/surgery. A low incidence of other complications is seen. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 28, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Assessment of postoperative local and distant recurrence in colorectal cancer patients: Comparison between PET/CT and CECT
Conclusion 18F-FDG PET/CT is a better method to evaluate postoperative CRC patients with suspected tumor recurrence or distant metastasis than CT with significantly higher specificity. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 23, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Role of MRI versus ultrasound in the assessment of placental abnormalities and diseases
Conclusion Magnetic resonance imaging is complementary to Ultrasound and it is important for the accurate diagnosis of placental abnormalities especially placenta previa and the seriously co-existing placenta accreta. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 23, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Reliability of D-Dimer test results in deciding the necessity of performing CTA in high risk population to establish the diagnosis of PE
Conclusion Negative D-Dimer test is a reliable diagnostic modality to rule out the need for CT Angiography in patients at high risk population of PE. However, positive test results cannot confirm the diagnosis and further testing is warranted. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 21, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Sonographic and MRI features of ovarian torsion
Conclusion It is critical to be familiar with ovarian torsion manifestations on the different imaging modalities in order to expeditiously arrive to its diagnosis. The most common findings in US and MRI were edematous enlarged ovary with peripherally displaced follicles and pelvic collection. Other common MR features included abnormal poor ovarian enhancement. Also it appeared to be useful in detection of tube thickening and twisted pedicle which had different patterns increasing the reliability of ovarian torsion diagnosis. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 20, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Value of dynamic contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in the differentiation between post-treatment changes and recurrent salivary gland tumors
Conclusion: We concluded that DCE MRI has a valuable diagnostic value in the differentiation of recurrent malignant salivary gland tumors from post-treatment changes, especially, for cases that remain unsolved by conventional MR imaging techniques. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 20, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

CT guided biopsy using additional laser guidance: Case series from India comparing with conventional free hand technique
We report the first case series of CT guided procedures done using this laser device in India comparing it with conventional free hand techniques. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 11, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Huge mesenteric cyst: Pelvic cysts differential diagnoses dilemma
Conclusion Peritoneal simple mesothelial cyst is a quite rare abdominal tumor, that must be considered in differential diagnosis of pelvic cystic lesions. The treatment of choice is surgical excision of the cyst. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 9, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Diffusion-weighted MRI in adrenal lesions: A warranted adjunct?
Conclusion Lesion size and signal drop were stronger predictors of adrenal malignancy than ADC. ADC shows poor significance in individual cases due to overlapping values. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 9, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Value of diffusion weighted imaging (DWI) and apparent diffusion coefficient factor (ADC) calculation in differentiation of solid breast lesions
Conclusion DWI and ADC calculation are short unenhanced sequence that can be inserted easily into MRI protocols to accurately differentiate between the benign and malignant breast lesions. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 9, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

MSCT renal stone protocol; dose penalty and influence on management decision of patients: Is it really worth the radiation dose?
Conclusions Considering time is of the essence; MSCT renal stone protocol using low dose technique is crucial in the management of renal stone in acute setting including the diagnosis and management decision. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 9, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Diagnostic benefit of MRCP in hepatopancreaticobiliary diseases in children
Conclusion MRCP is a fast, non-invasive method for diagnosing hepatopancreaticobiliary disorders in children with high diagnostic accuracy, sensitivity and specificity. MRCP doesn’t involve the use of ionizing radiation which is suitable for children. Thus, MRCP ought to be the standard diagnostic procedure in the future. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 9, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

MR Spectroscopy evaluation of white matter signal abnormalities of different non-neoplastic brain lesions
Conclusion MRS is a noninvasive additional MRI technique to define the nature of non-neoplastic brain lesions. Together with image analysis, it may be the key to etiologic diagnosis or, at least, definition of the group where the lesion is classified, by detecting changes in different metabolites and peaks of inflammation. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 9, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Predictors of positive angiography and evaluation of the outcome of transcatheter control of non variceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage
Conclusion Transcatheter angiography and embolization is safe and effective. Embolization can be done empirically even when angiographically negative is based on endoscopic localization of bleeding source. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 9, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Role of ultrasound elastography in assessment of indeterminate thyroid nodules
Conclusion Ultrasound elastography is an easy, non-invasive and rapid technique that can be routinely used in thyroid US scans to select cases for FNAC, and decrease the number of unnecessary biopsies, and consequently decrease the hazards and costs. However, future advances in image acquisition and reconstruction algorithms are required to improve the image quality and clinical usefulness of this technique. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 9, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

MERS-CoV: Middle East respiratory syndrome corona virus: Can radiology be of help? Initial single center experience
Conclusions MERS CoV virus may have a specific pattern in chest X-ray and CT developing a single or multiple opacities progressing into a widespread multifocal bilateral patches of ground glass opacities or confluent consolidation resembling organizing pneumonia. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 9, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Improving full-cardiac cycle strain estimation from tagged CMR by accurate modeling of 3D image appearance characteristics
Publication date: March 2016 Source:The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Volume 47, Issue 1 Author(s): Matt Nitzken, Garth M. Beache, Marwa Ismail, Georgy Gimel’farb, Ayman El-Baz To improve the tagged cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) image analysis, we propose a 3D (2D space+1D time) energy minimization framework, based on learning first- and second-order visual appearance models from voxel intensities. The former model approximates the marginal empirical distribution of intensities with two linear combinations of discrete Gaussians (LCDG). The second-order model considers an image of a sam...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 9, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Role of quantitative MRI diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) in detecting lesion activity in patients with Crohn’s disease
Conclusion Adding DWI and quantitative ADC value study to MRI imaging is a promising technique for the detection of inflammation in patients with Crohn’s disease and differentiating between active and inactive diseased bowel segments. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 9, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Diagnostic performance of multidetector computed tomography in the evaluation of esophageal varices
Conclusion MDCT is a fast, well tolerable, non-invasive procedure and accepted from most of the examined patients for evaluation and grading of EV, detection of other portosystemic collaterals and hepatobiliary pathologies. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 9, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Role of MRI in the assessment of treatment response after radiofrequency and microwave ablation therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma
Conclusion MRI provides a powerful tool in the assessment of treatment response after RFA and MWA of hepatocellular carcinoma. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 6, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Androgen insensitivity syndrome with inguinal testes: MRI diagnosis
We report a case of 20-year-old female who presented with primary amenorrhea to our department. Investigations revealed the absence of female internal genitalia and the presence of testes on MRI in the inguinal canal under the skin. Gonadectomy was done and she was put on female hormone replacement therapy. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 5, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Comparative study between black blood T2∗ and conventional bright GRE sequences in assessment of myocardial iron concentration
Conclusions Black blood T2∗ technique provides clearly defined septal borders, avoids bright blood signal contamination of the myocardium, has superior study reproducibility and inter-observer agreement which favors this technique in the assessment of iron myocardial concentration. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - February 5, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of temporo-mandibular joint disorders, criterial analysis and significance in comparison with arthroscopy
Conclusion MRI is proper diagnostic modality for TMJ disorders due to non invasiveness, excellent soft tissue contrast and multiplaner capabilities. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - January 30, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Role of MSCT in the evaluation of perforated gall bladder (a retrospective study)
Conclusion MSCT was found to be a sensitive modality for the detection of GBP and its complication and we recommended MSCT for all cases suspected to have GBP. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - January 14, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Magnetic resonance imaging versus transcranial ultrasound in early identification of cerebral injuries in neonatal encephalopathy
Conclusion TCUS is an effective screening tool in detecting the etiology of NE in suspected cases; it is sometimes crucial in critically sick neonates; however, early MRI is mandatory as it can detect precisely the extent of brain injury compared with TCUS alone. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - January 14, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

“Spinal intramedullary cavernous venous malformation”: A dormant volcano
We present two such cases of spinal cord involvement and in brief described their imaging feature. They need to be armed with the appropriate knowledge of how to recognize and timely intervene. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - January 12, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Fibroscan versus liver biopsy in the evaluation of response among the Egyptian HCV infected patients to treatment
Conclusion Fibroscan correlated with histopathology in moderate (F2–F3), but not mild (F1) fibrosis. The degree of fibrosis regresses significantly in HCV responders on anti-viral INF based therapy. Besides its accuracy as noninvasive device in detecting degree of fibrosis, fibroscan can be very useful in assessment of degree of fibrosis during and after therapy. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - January 12, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Virtual colonoscopy: Technical guide to avoid traps and pitfalls
Conclusion Many overestimating or underestimating VC pitfalls could be avoided, through mastering the technique and being more familiar with different navigation methods and these technical pitfalls. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - January 11, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Ultrasound: Can it replace MRI in the evaluation of the rotator cuff tears?
Conclusion Ultrasound and MRI are comparable in both sensitivity and specificity. Since US is less expensive and more available, it could be considered as the screening method when rotator cuff integrity is the main question, if well-trained radiologists and high resolution equipments are available. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - January 11, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Role of multislice CT and magnetic resonance cholangiography in preoperative evaluation of potential donor in living related liver transplantation
Conclusion Multislice CT is a valuable tool in the evaluation of potential living liver donors that provides complete information on the hepatic vascular anatomy, the liver parenchyma, and volumetric measurements. MRC with a 3.0-T MR system demonstrates the preoperative biliary evaluation very well with a high accuracy rate. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - January 11, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

The role of multi-detector computed tomography with 3D images in evaluation and grading of renal trauma
Conclusion MDCT is the modality of choice in evaluation and grading of renal trauma with high sensitivity (90–100%). CT detects site and extension of renal trauma and assesses the excretory function. CT is advantageous for the selection of best patient treatment. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - January 11, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Accuracy assessment of combined diffusion weighed and dynamic gadolinium MR sequences in characterization of salivary gland tumors
Conclusion DWI and dynamic enhancement curves with combined interpretation of both techniques and in view of the concluded values can provide valuable data in characterization of salivary glandular tumors. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - January 11, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Diffusion weighted MRI of mediastinal masses: Can measurement of ADC value help in the differentiation between benign and malignant lesions
Conclusion Diffusion weighted MRI and measurement of ADC value are very helpful in the differentiation between benign and malignant mediastinal lesions. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - January 11, 2016 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Fronto-temporal connectivity in never-medicated patients with first-episode schizophrenia: A DTI study
Conclusion In patients with FES, impaired white matter connectivity was recognized in the right SLFd and left external capsule associated with reduction in the volume of the left SLFd. (Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine)
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - December 25, 2015 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research

Brucella osteomyelitis of the pubic bones
Publication date: Available online 23 December 2015 Source:The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Author(s): Pascale Aouad, Ali Serhal, Leila Bleibel, Mohamad Haidar, Assaad Mohanna Brucellosis is a worldwide zoonotic disease that represents a serious public health problem in developing countries. Clinical manifestations are diverse and can affect any organ or body system. Osteoarticular disease is the most common localized form and has been reported in up to 80%. Pubic osteomyelitis is a very rare localization for Brucella infection and only 4 cases have been previously published. The clinical manif...
Source: The Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - December 24, 2015 Category: Nuclear Medicine Source Type: research