Items tagged “oncology”

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Dural metastases

Dural or pachymeningeal metastases are a relatively common cause of dural masses, although they are less common than brain metastases and meningiomas. They can occur both within the spine and intracranially - this article is focussed on intracranial dural masses.  Clinical presentation Patient...
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Oesophageal adenocarcinoma (T3N1)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 07 Jan 2016
92% complete
BariumPhoto
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Cavitatory pulmonary metastases from squamous cell carcinoma of floor of mouth

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 24 Mar 2010
72% complete
X-ray
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Pyriform fossa squamous cell carcinoma with necrotic nodal metastases

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Craig Hacking
Published 08 Jan 2016
65% complete
CT
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Carcinoembryonic antigen

Serum carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) is a cell-adhesive glycoprotein that was discovered in colorectal cancer in 1965, and is hence one of the oldest and most used tumour markers. Its name derives from its normal expression in fetoembryonic liver, gut and pancreas tissue. Normal range of CEA is...
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Pleural metastasis from melanoma

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Eleonora Tricarico
Published 30 Jan 2016
68% complete
CT
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Primary CNS lymphoma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 03 Feb 2016
92% complete
CTMRI
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Indium-111 OncoScint

Indium-111 OncoScint is a radiopharmaceutical used in SPECT imaging. It is a labelled monoclonal antibody that is directed against TAG-72, which is a tumour-associated antigen associated with ~95% of colorectal carcinomas and 100% of ovarian carcinomas 1,2. Background hepatic uptake limits sensi...
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Left brachiocephalic vein occlusion

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 17 Jul 2014
92% complete
DSA (angiography)CT
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Pancreatic mesenchymal neoplasms

Pancreatic mesenchymal neoplasms (or pancreatic nonepithelial neoplasms) are a group of rare pancreatic neoplasms that arise from the structural elements of the pancreas (nerves, fat, lymph), rather than from the exocrine or endocrine cells of the pancreas. Neoplasms from exocrine and endocrine ...
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Small bowel carcinoid tumour

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 12 Feb 2016
100% complete
CTNuclear medicine
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Cannonball metastases from endometrial cancer

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Craig Hacking
Published 05 Jan 2016
92% complete
CTX-ray
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Prostate specific antigen

Prostate specific antigen (PSA) is currently used as a tumour marker for prostate adenocarcinoma. PSA is a 33 kilodalton glycoprotein produced in prostate epithelial cells. Its normal physiologic role is as a liquifying agent for seminal fluid and the normal amount in human serum is usually ver...
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Microlobulated margin of thyroid nodule: metastasis to thyroid

Note the microlob...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Prat-Matifoll
Published 31 Dec 2014
79% complete
Ultrasound
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Sister Mary Joseph nodule in umbilical hernia

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Chris O'Donnell
Published 02 Aug 2016
95% complete
CT
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Chondrosarcoma of the spine

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Sebastian Tschauner
Published 07 Dec 2016
80% complete
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