Items tagged “oncology”

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Anterior mediastinal mass in the exam

Getting a film with an anterior mediastinal mass in the exam is one of the many exam set-pieces that can be prepared for. The film goes up and after a couple of seconds pause, you need to start talking: CXR There is a left sided mediastinal mass that makes obtuse angles with the mediastinal c...
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Ovarian dermoid

Ovarian dermoid

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 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 21 Apr 2011
66% complete
Ultrasound
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Post surgical breast scar

Post surgical breast scar is a benign complication that usually occurs following  surgical intervention to breast tissue. It can however be a strong and potentially very confusing mimicker of breast malignancy. Radiographic features Review of the patient's past history and previous mammography...
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Pott puffy tumour

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Morlie L Wang
Published 31 May 2011
65% complete
CT
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Supratentorial ependymoma

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 23 Jun 2011
74% complete
MRI
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Ovarian fibroma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 03 Jul 2011
98% complete
MRI
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PVNS of the ankle joint and giant cell tumour of the FHL tendon sheath

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 12 Jul 2011
48% complete
MRI
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Hepatocellular carcinoma with "nodule-in-nodule" apearance

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Hani Salam
Published 25 Jul 2011
37% complete
CTMRI
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Pulmonary opacification

Pulmonary opacification represents the result of a decrease in the ratio of gas to soft tissue (blood, lung parenchyma and stroma) in the lung. When reviewing an area of increased attenuation (opacification) on a chest radiograph or CT it is vital to determine where the opacification is. The pat...
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Male breast disease

Male breast disease includes a wide spectrum of conditions. Many conditions and entities that affect the female breast may also affect the male breast.  Pathology Malignant male breast cancer lymphoma dermatofibrosarcoma Benign gynaecomastia pseudogynaecomastia - fat deposition within th...
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Breast abscess

A breast abscess is a relatively rare but significant complication of mastitis that may occur during breastfeeding, particularly in primiparous women. The clinical context is a key to diagnosis as imaging appearances (particularly ultrasound) can mimic many other entities such as breast carcinom...
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Transitional cell carcinoma of the renal pelvis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino
Published 30 Aug 2011
59% complete
CT
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Bronchial carcinoid tumour

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Sam Kyle
Published 18 Sep 2011
64% complete
X-rayCT
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BI-RADS IV

A BIRADS IV lesion under the breast imaging reporting and data system refers to a suspicious abnormality. BIRADS IV lesions may not have the characteristic morphology of breast cancer but have a definite probability of being malignant. A biopsy is recommended for these lesions. If possible, the ...
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Fibrosarcoma of the breast

Fibrosarcoma of the breast is a type of malignant stromal sarcoma that rarely occurs as a primary tumour within the breast.  Pathology A fibrosarcoma is composed of immature mesenchymal elements surrounded by a collagenous substance. It is a type of breast sarcoma with a predominant “herringbo...
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Carcinoid tumour of jejunum

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Rajesh Annamalaisamy
Published 07 Oct 2011
53% complete
CT
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Architectural distortion in mammography

Architectural distortion is a mammographic descriptive term in breast imaging. It may be visualised as tethering or indentation of breast tissue.  Pathology Architectural distortion per se is not a mass. It is often due to a desmoplastic reaction in which there is focal disruption of the norma...
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Recurrent giant cell tumour of the tendon sheath

T2* GRE
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 26 Oct 2011
41% complete
MRI
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Ductal adenoma of the breast

A ductal adenoma of the breast is a benign glandular tumour of the breast that usually fills and distends the ductal lumen. Epidemiology They may occur in women of all ages, although the majority of patients are 60 years of age or greater 3. Clinical presentation Ductal adenomas usually pres...
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Asymmetrical density in mammography

Asymmetrical mammographic density is a mammographic morphological descriptor. It is given when there is increased density in one of the breasts, on either one or both standard mammographic views but without evidence of a discrete mass. An asymmetrical density can be further characterised as: ma...

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