Items tagged “oncology”

476 results found
Case

Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Charudutt Jayant Sambhaji
Published 07 Aug 2009
89% complete
CT
Article

Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma makes up the vast majority (~90%) of all pancreatic neoplasms and remains a disease with a very poor prognosis and high morbidity. On imaging, it usually presents as a hypodense mass on CT that is poorly marginated, which may encase vessels and the common biliar...
Case

Apical post-radiotheraphy change

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 23 Aug 2009
47% complete
X-ray
Article

Focal fatty sparing of the liver

Focal fatty sparing of the liver is a localised absence of fatty change in a liver otherwise, affects with fatty change (diffuse hepatic steatosis). Recognition of this finding is useful to prevent falsely thinking the region is a mass. Epidemiology To be added Pathology Similar to its inver...
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Lynch syndrome: duodenojejunal adenocarcinoma

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 23 Aug 2009
65% complete
CTX-ray
Article

Bethesda criteria of hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer

The Bethesda criteria are an alternative to the Amsterdam criteria for the clinical diagnosis of hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC).  Diagnosis of HNPCC is made if any of the following criteria are fulfilled: Amsterdam criteria are met 2 or more HNPCC related malignancies  pa...
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Autoimmune pancreatitis

Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) is a form of chronic pancreatitis associated with autoimmune manifestations on clinical, histological, and laboratory grounds 1. Distinguishing this entity from other forms of chronic pancreatitis (such as alcohol-induced) is important as steroid treatment is effec...
Case

Rectal cancer (T4) invading into prostate

Rectal cancer T1 ...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 31 Aug 2009
68% complete
MRI
Case

Rectal cancer (T3N2)

Rectal cancer T2 ...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 31 Aug 2009
50% complete
MRI
Article

Small bowel lymphoma

Small bowel lymphoma is the most common small bowel malignancy, accounting accounts for ~25% of all primary small bowel malignancies and ~40% of all primary gastrointestinal lymphomas. Epidemiology Small bowel lymphoma is most commonly secondary extranodal involvement in widespread systemic ly...
Case

Rectal cancer (T3 N2)

Coronal T2
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 08 Sep 2009
74% complete
MRI
Case

Wandering spleen, squamous cell carcinoma with inguinal node metastasis

Wandering spleen
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Natalie Yang
Published 14 Sep 2009
77% complete
CT
Article

Osteopoikilosis

Osteopoikilosis is a sclerosing bony dysplasia characterised by multiple benign enostoses. It is a rare inherited benign condition incidentally found on skeletal x-rays. Its importance is predominantly in correct diagnosis so that it is not mistaken for pathology. Epidemiology The bone islands...
Case

Giant cell tumour of tendon sheath

Giant cell tumour...
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 16 Sep 2009
63% complete
UltrasoundX-ray
Article

Brachytherapy

Brachytherapy, also known as sealed source radiotherapy or endocurietherapy, is a form of radiotherapy where a radioactive source is placed, under the guidance of imaging, within or next to the area requiring treatment. Brachytherapy is commonly used to treat localised prostate cancer, breast c...
Case

Pulmonary metastases (colorectal carcinoma)

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 24 Oct 2009
68% complete
CTX-ray
Article

Vertebra plana

Vertebra plana (a.k.a. pancake / silver dollar / coin-on-edge vertebra) is the term given when a vertebral body has lost almost its entire height anteriorly and posteriorly, representing a very advanced compression fracture. Plural is vertebrae planae. It can occur in a variety of settings, incl...
Case

Distribution of giant cell tumour of bone

Distribution of G...
 Diagnosis not applicable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 04 Nov 2009
22% complete
Diagram
Case

Carotid body tumour

Carotid body tumo...
 Diagnosis probable
Dr Hani Salam
Published 10 Nov 2009
68% complete
MRI
Article

CNS capillary telangiectasia

CNS capillary telangiectasiae(s) are small, asymptomatic low flow vascular lesions of the brain.  Epidemiology As these lesions are asymptomatic, diagnosis usually matches the age of first imaging with MRI, and as such are most frequently found in middle-aged and elderly adults. Their incidenc...

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