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January 30, 2003
  Detection of malignant bone marrow involvement with dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging - Annals of Oncology
Save This Article To My Filing Cabinet Email This Article Conclusion: dMRI can distinguish normal from malignant bone marrow. It may identify malignant bone marrow infiltration in patients with negative static MRI and serve as both a diagnostic and prognostic tool for patients with bone marrow malignancies ...

 

 

January 20, 2003
  Cortical Lesions of the Tibia: Characteristic Appearances at Conventional Radiography - Radiographics
Save This Article To My Filing Cabinet Email This Article Conclusion: Conventional radiography along with clinical and pathologic data can aid in diagnosis of the wide variety of disease processes that involve the tibial cortex...
  January 15, 2003
  Comparison of bone mineral density and body composition measurements in women obtained from two DXA instruments - Mechanisms of Ageing and Development
Save This Article To My Filing Cabinet Email This Article These results suggested that we could use the two measurement methods interchangeably. However, due to the bone mineral inter-machine differences, comparisons of DXA measurements from different machines should be interpreted with caution...

 

 

January 14, 2003
  MR arthrography: pharmacology, efficacy and safety in clinical trials - Skeletal Radiology
Save This Article To My Filing Cabinet Email This Article Conclusions: The diagnostic efficacy of intra-articular MRA in most clinical conditions affecting major joints is greater than that of plain MRI. In some diagnostic problems MRA achieves almost the same sensitivity and specificity as the surgical gold standard. Given a sterile application, the intra-articular administration of Gd-DTPA in a concentration of 2 mmol/l prior to MRI is a safe procedure...
  Plantar calcaneal enthesophytes: new observations regarding sites of origin based on radiographic, MR imaging, anatomic, and paleopathologic analysis - Skeletal Radiology
Save This Article To My Filing Cabinet Email This Article Conclusions: Plantar calcaneal enthesophytes arise in five different locations: at the insertion sites of abductor digiti minimi and flexor digitorum brevis muscles; between the PF and these muscles; and, less frequently, within the PF and at the insertion site of the short plantar ligament...
  Longitudinal stress fracture: patterns of edema and the importance of the nutrient foramen - Skeletal Radiology
Save This Article To My Filing Cabinet Email This Article Conclusion: Primary diagnosis of longitudinal stress fracture is made by finding a vertical cleft on one or more axial images. Secondary signs of position of the nutrient foramen and patterns of edema may be useful...
  Unicompartmental muscle edema: an early sign of deep venous thrombosis - Skeletal Radiology
Save This Article To My Filing Cabinet Email This Article Conclusion: This case demonstrates that deep venous thrombosis can also be the cause of isolated deep posterior compartment muscle edema in the calf and should be considered in the differential diagnosis even in the absence of diffuse soft tissue or subcutaneous edema...
  Anaerobic osteomyelitis of femoral head with intraosseous, intra-articular, bursal and muscle pneumatosis - Skeletal Radiology
Save This Article To My Filing Cabinet Email This Article The finding of intraosseous pneumatosis and its extension into the hip joint, iliopsoas bursa and subgluteus medius bursa is depicted...
  Calcific myonecrosis: keys to early recognition - Skeletal Radiology
Save This Article To My Filing Cabinet Email This Article Calcific myonecrosis is a rare, late sequela of trauma occurring almost exclusively in the lower extremity which may be confused with an aggressive primary neoplasm...
  Posterior-anterior weight-bearing radiograph in 15 knee flexion in medial osteoarthritis - Skeletal Radiology
Save This Article To My Filing Cabinet Email This Article Conclusion: A posteroanterior view with 15 of flexion of the knee was able to detect joint space narrowing accurately, to achieve good alignment of the MTP in the medial compartment, and to reduce the difference in tibiofemoral angle compared with a view of the knee in conventional extension, and may be an alternative view in cases of medial OA of the knee...
  Cat-scratch disease osteomyelitis - Skeletal Radiology
Save This Article To My Filing Cabinet Email This Article We report on a patient who presented with osteomyelitis of a rib and adjacent abscess as a rare and atypical manifestation of cat-scratch disease...
  Eosinophilic fasciitis in a military recruit: MRI evaluation with clinical correlation - Skeletal Radiology
Save This Article To My Filing Cabinet Email This Article Conclusion: Cross-sectional imaging is useful in diagnosing EF and in the appropriate clinical scenario may be helpful in differentiating EF from other connective tissue diseases...
  January 09, 2003
  Tarsal Navicular Stress Fractures - American Family Physician
Save This Article To My Filing Cabinet Email This Article Summary: Displacement, comminution, and delayed or nonunion fractures are indications for surgical open reduction internal fixation...