Items tagged “oncology”

476 results found
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Hepatocellular carcinoma

 Diagnosis probable
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
42% complete
CT
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Malignant mixed mullerian tumour

 Diagnosis possible
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
24% complete
MRI
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Pancreatic adenocarcinoma

 Diagnosis possible
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
27% complete
CT
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Peritoneal carcinomatosis

An example of per...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
62% complete
CT
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Primary fallopian tube carcinoma

 Diagnosis probable
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
50% complete
MRI
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Focal nodular hyperplasia - with embolisation

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Paresh K Desai
Published 21 Oct 2010
77% complete
CTDSA (angiography)
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Leimyosarcoma of the small intestine

MR enterography 
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 Diagnosis certain
Dr Erik Ranschaert
Published 23 Oct 2010
92% complete
MRI
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Breast MRI

Breast MRI is the most sensitive method for detection of breast cancer. Depending on international health regulations, it is either applied for screening of women at high risk for developing breast cancer (e.g. BRCA-1 and BRCA-2 carriers), as an additional diagnostic test in pretherapeutic breas...
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Skeletal metastases

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Carlos Eduardo Anselmi
Published 07 Nov 2010
63% complete
Nuclear medicine
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Littoral cell angioma of the spleen

Littoral cell angioma of the spleen (LCA) is a rare and relatively recently (1991) described vascular tumour of the spleen. Epidemiology Littoral cell angiomas may occur at any age and have no gender predilection. Clinical presentation Typically, patients with littoral cell angioma are found...
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Pseudomyxoma peritonei

Pseudomyxoma peritonei refers to the intraperitoneal accumulation of a gelatinous ascites secondary to rupture of a mucinous tumour. The most common cause is a ruptured mucinous tumour of the appendix/appendiceal mucocoele 10.   Occasionally, mucinous tumours of the colon, rectum, stomach, panc...
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Brain stem glioma

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Amro Omar
Published 27 Dec 2010
80% complete
MRI
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Peritoneal mesothelioma

Peritoneal mesothelioma is an uncommon primary tumour of the peritoneal lining. It shares epidemiological and pathological features with but is less common than its pleural counterpart, which is described in detail in the general article on mesothelioma. Other sub-types (also discussed separatel...
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Atypical ductal hyperplasia

Atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH) is a histologically borderline lesion that has some, but not all the features of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). Sometimes the distinction between ADH and DCIS is simply on the basis of the number of ducts involved.  Pathology Atypical ductal hyperplasia is a...
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Thyroid scan (I-123)

Thyroid scan (thyroid scintigraphy) is a nuclear medicine examination used to evaluate thyroid tissue.  Clinical indications functional status of a thyroid nodule thyrotoxicosis: differential diagnosis thyroid cancer whole body scan for distant metastases estimation of local residual thyro...
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Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is an uncommon exophytic, slow growing, low grade, spindle cell tumour arising in the dermal and subcutaneous tissues, particularly of the trunk region with excellent outcome after complete surgical resection. Epidemiology The tumour occurs in patients of...
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Radial pulmonary mets

Pulmonary mets
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 17 Mar 2011
57% complete
X-ray
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Gliosarcoma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Morlie L Wang
Published 22 Mar 2011
91% complete
CTMRI
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Paget disease of the breast

Paget disease of the breast, which is also known as Paget disease of the nipple, has traditionally been described as a form of breast malignancy characterised by infiltration of the nipple epidermis by malignant cells. Although most cases have underlying focus or foci of in situ or invasive carc...
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Nephroblastomatosis

Nephroblastomatosis refers to diffuse or multifocal involvement of the kidneys with nephrogenic rests (persistent metanephric blastema). Epidemiology Nephrogenic rest are found incidentally in 1% of infants. Pathology Nephrogenic rests are foci of metanephric blastema that persist beyond 36 ...

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