Gunshot injuries often require imaging assessment, and this evaluation has both clinical relevance (assessment of organ damage, surgical planning and prognostication), and often also forensic implications.
Incidence of gunshot injuries to the head is increasing in some countries, ...
A generalised acceleration in bone maturation can result from a number of aetiological factors. They include:
idiopathic isosexual precocious puberty
hypothalamic or parathalamic lesion with sexual precocity: e.g.
A mnemonic that can be used to remember the causes of increased heel pad thickness is:
D: phenytoin therapy
P: peripheral oedema
Intervertebral disc calcification is seen with numerous conditions.
degenerative: relatively common and may occur in up to 6% in routine abdominal radiographs in adults
ochronosis: very dense central (nucleus pulposus) calcification associated with osteopaenia; begins ...