Research Articles (Radiology)

Research Articles (Radiology)

 

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  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Uys, Andre; Bernitz, Herman (South African Dental Association, 2016-06)
    Forensic Odontologists may be called upon to help identify deceased individuals in situations such as: criminal cases, where victim identification is needed before official investigations can take place; marriages, where ...
  • Rischbieter, Paul; Sinclair, Christine; Lawson, Andrew; Ahmad, Samia (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-03-31)
    BACKGROUND : Uterine artery embolisation for the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids is a relatively new but internationally recognised procedure. The present study seeks to report the results of the largest South ...
  • Chacko, Anith; Scholtz, Leonie; Vedajallam, S.; Van Wyk, C. (Clinics Cardive, 2016-01)
    Heterotaxy syndrome with left ventricular non-compaction is a rare co-existence of abnormalities with unknown cause. It can be isolated with no other associations, or associated with congenital heart diseases, or it can ...
  • Henning, P.H.; Andronikou, Savvas; Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim; Truter, R.; Boeyens, M. (South African Orthopaedic Association, 2015)
    Calcific tendinitis is a condition characterised by the abnormal deposition of calcium hydroxyapatite crystals within the tendons of the rotator cuff. The characteristic appearance is that of acute or chronic shoulder ...
  • Chacko, Anith; Vedajallam, S.; Makhanya, Nonjabulo Ziphano (South African Orthopaedic Association, 2015)
    We present a rare case of subpubic cartilaginous cyst in a multiparous female patient as a cause of a pelvic soft tissue (vulvar) mass. We discuss the relevant imaging and differential diagnosis as well as specific ...
  • Huang, Lili; Mitchell, Belinda J.; Andronikou, Savvas; Lockhat, Zarina I.; Suleman, Farhana (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2015-12-09)
    Heterotaxy syndrome is a rare and complex disorder of the chest and abdominal organ arrangements, and presents a diagnostic challenge to the radiologist. This article describes the morphological characteristics of ...
  • Khan, Nausheen; Thebe, Dimakatso C.; Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim; Van de Werke, Irma (AOSIS Open Journals, 2015-10-21)
    The thymus is a lymphatic organ that was often thought of as an organ of mystery by the ancient Greeks. A soft, pliable lymphatic organ positioned in the anterior superior mediastinum, it does not compress or displace ...
  • Adroos, Narosha; Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim; Smal, Janet (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2015-08-14)
    Sturge-Weber syndrome, also known as encephalotrigeminal angiomatosis or meningofacial angiomatosis, is characterised in its classical form by a congenital, usually unilateral, ‘portwine stain’ (capillary naevus) on the ...
  • Gous, Eric; Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim; Smal, Janet (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2015-10-15)
    Congenital infiltrating lipomatosis of the face (CILF) is a rare disorder in which overgrowth of fatty tissue with infiltration of underlying structures leads to craniofacial deformities and asymmetry. Imaging plays an ...
  • Chacko, Anith; Andronikou, Savvas; Ramanjam, V. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2015-07)
    Snakebite and the subsequent envenomation is a serious and potentially fatal illness, owing to the effects of the various toxins present in the venom. Cortical blindness following bites containing neurotoxin is a rare ...
  • Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim; Khan, Nausheen; Liebenberg, C. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2015-04)
    Oesophageal achalasia is a neuromuscular disorder of unknown aetiology, characterised by abnormal motility of the oesophagus and failure of the lower oesophageal sphincter to relax. This causes an abnormal dilatation of ...
  • Makhanya, Nonjabulo Ziphano; Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim; Velleman, Mark D. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2014)
    There are few reported cases of cyclist’s nodule in females. The condition has thus lent itself to synonyms such as third, supernumerary or accessory testicle. We report the imaging findings of a perineal nodule in a ...
  • Nyakale, Nozipho E.; Lockhat, Zarina I.; Sathekge, Mike Machaba (Allergy Society of South Africa, 2015-03)
    Immunologic reactions to radiopharmaceuticals are usually mild and transient and require little or no medical treatment. As the usage of radiopharmaceuticals has increased, the reported adverse reactions remain ...
  • Miller, Sharon (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2015-03-26)
    A hamartoma is a disorganised focus of a mature overgrowth of cells composed of tissue elements of the organ in which it is found, and it can occur anywhere in the body. A breast hamartoma is a rare, benign tumour ...
  • Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim; Andronikou, Savvas; Carrim, Yacoob Omar; Truter, Rene (South African Orthopaedic Association, 2014)
    Muscle herniation is defined as a protrusion of muscle through an acquired or congenital defect of enclosing fascia. There have been 19 cases of symptomatic forearm muscle herniation reported in the literature. In ...
  • Oberholzer, Pieter J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2014-12-05)
    The lesion resulting from humeral avulsion of the glenohumeral ligament (HAGL) is an important cause of anterior glenohumeral instability and can be seen in isolation or combination with an antero-inferior labral complex ...
  • Sarkin, Andrew; Lockhat, Zarina I.; Scholtz, Leonie (Clinics Cardive, 2014-07)
    Cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging is unsurpassed in the evaluation of myocardial anatomy, function and mass. Myocardial perfusion pre- and post-stress, as well as late enhancement is increasingly used in ...
  • Oberholzer, Pieter J. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2014-12-05)
    The most common injury to the biceps muscle is rupture of the long head of the biceps tendon. A tear can occur proximally, distally or at the musculotendinous junction. Two cases are discussed, in both of which the ...
  • Soma-Pillay, Priya; Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim; Adeyemo, Adekunle (Clinics Cardive, 2015-01)
    Takayasu arteritis is a chronic, granulomatous arteritis affecting large and medium-sized arteries. During pregnancy, maternal and foetal complications are largely as a consequence of maternal arterial hypertension. We ...
  • Jackson, Gavin; Khan, Nausheen (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2014-11)
    Maduromycoses (Madura foot) are chronic granulomatous subcutaneous infections endemic to certain regions, but not southern Africa. e infection is caused by both pure fungi and bacteria. Imaging plays an important role ...

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