MRI Evaluation of Trochlear Dysplasia as a Cause of Patellar Instability
Hayder Adnan Sadeq, Marwan Jwad Msarah and Rafal Hani Mustafa
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: December 26, 2021
Trochlear dysplasia is characterized by abnormal trochlear morphology and a shallow groove and is known to be a major risk factor for patellofemoral instability. About 96% of patients with a history of a true patellar dislocation had evidence of trochlear dysplasia. This study included 100 patients, their ages range between 12-60 years. All presented with anterior knee pain and had MRI examination after orthopedic consultation. In this study, trochlear dysplasia is diagnosed in 16 patients among...
Unusual Spontaneous Renal Calyceal Rupture Secondary to Ureteric Stricture - Literature Review and Case Report
Zahra SM Husain, MD, Alaa Ayad, Ahmet Aslan and Husham Bakry
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: December 13, 2021
Rupture of the urinary collecting system is an unusual condition caused by a variety of causes, with obstructive ureteric calculi being the most common cause. The diagnosis is often delayed due to fact that it is rarely seen in daily practice and patients exhibit non-specific symptomatology at the time of presentation. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography usually confirms the diagnosis when contrast extravasations are seen in the excretory phase. Establishing an early diagnosis is crucial to av...
The Role of Diagnostic Medical Imaging Techniques in the Evaluation of Perianal Fistula: A Review
Adityan R, BSc and Jerald Paul Immanuel
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: December 15, 2021
The fistula in ano or perianal fistula is one of the common fistulae noted in routine surgical and clinical practice. It has the tendency to reoccur even after surgery, which is due to missed pathological tract or tissue during surgical exploration. An adequate pre-surgical mapping is a necessity for giving an excellent surgical outcome and choosing an appropriate surgical technique for treating various fistulas. So, medical imaging modalities like X-ray fistulography, endoanal ultrasonography, ...
Evaluation of the Patterns of Benign Bone Tumors and Tumor-like Lesions: A Retrospective Survey
Tuna Demirbas, MD
Article Type: Original Research | First Published: December 08, 2021
The aim of this study was to retrospectively evaluate epidemiology, distribution and radiological features of newly diagnosed benign bone tumors and tumor like lesions in our radiology department. Computed tomography (CT) and/or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations performed between January 2018 and December 2019 in musculoskeletal radiology section were retrospectively re-evaluated by an experienced radiologist according to age, gender, radiological classification and location. There w...
Evaluation of Chest X-Ray Quality Parameters
Dhiego Donizethe Ferreira Gumieri and Israel de Souza Marques
Article Type: Original Research | First Published: December 04, 2021
Proper control of radiographic quality is important to guarantee the method high sensitivity and specificity, important factors for diagnostic complementation. It is the responsibility of the practitioner performing the radiological techniques to ensure that all chest radiographs are provided for minimal rotation, good radiographic exposure and adequate inspiration. This cross-sectional study retrospectively evaluated 456 chest radiographs in the poster anterior and lateral projection performed ...
Late Discovery of Pituitary Stalk Interruption
Jerbi Saida, Ben Fatma Abderraouf, Souissi Marouen and Ikbel Ammar
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: November 26, 2021
A 25-year-old male patient presented with delayed puberty, short stature. Hormonal assays showed anterior pituitary insufficiency. MR imaging showed a small-sized anterior pituitary gland pituitary (height mesaured 3 mm) with interrupted pituitary stalk (Figure 1) and an absent posterior pituitary gland (Figure 2). Pituitary stalk interruption syndrome is a congenital abnormality of the pituitary gland consisting of the triad of thin or interrupted pituitary stalk, small or absent anterior pitui...
A Common Low Back Pain Hiding Tuberculoussacro-Iliitis
Hiba Ben Ayed and S Miladi
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: November 13, 2021
Isolated tuberculosis of the sacrum is rarely reported in the literature, mostly limited to sporadic cases, with a frequency estimated at for approximately 0.3 to 0.5% of all tuberculosis cases. Its presenting symptoms are non-specific, with a predominance of vague backpain. Herein, we report the case of a 61-year-old healthy female who visited our outpatient unit complaining about a history of low back pain lasting for 2 years. Her symptoms predominated on the right side with no radicular irrad...
Uterine Artery Embolization for Fibroid: Pre and Post Procedure Size Response According to the Location
Mohammed Hussain Al Metlag, Abeer F Al-Dhawi, Sattam Al Russayes, Ibrahim Alrashidi, Abdulaziz Almathami, Sultan Nasser Al Ammari, Fares Ali Ahmed Garad and Faisal Al Ahmari
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: October 06, 2021
A retrospective record-based study was conducted at interventional radiology department of prince sultan military medical city in Riyadh city. Medical files of all women above 18 years who underwent uterine artery embolization during the period from January 2015 to January 2020 were reviewed. All included women files were initially assessed for their data including age, puncture site, pre- and post-procedure size and location of the fibroids. Post-procedure size change and complications were ass...