Browsing Research Articles (Radiology) by Issue Date

Browsing Research Articles (Radiology) by Issue Date

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  • Steyn, F.J.S.; Bellew, Neil; Takawira, Farirai F. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2008-04)
    We report on a 12-year-old boy with a rare form of pulmonary valve atresia with a ventricular septal defect (VSD) and anomalous origin of the left pulmonary artery arising from the aortic arch. He also has an absent right ...
  • Ismail, Farzanah; Lockhat, Zarina I.; Khan, Nausheen; Van de Werke, Irma; Adroos, Narosha; Sathekge, Mike Machaba; Kruger, Mariana; Reynders, David (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2008-04)
    We present a case of parameningeal embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma with the primary lesion arising in the middle and inner ear, with associated diffuse skeletal metastases and metastatic calcifications.
  • Van Heerden, J.; Bam, D.A. (South African Orthopaedic Association, 2010)
    Chondromyxoid fibromas are rare, benign tumours that resemble cartilage, initially arising in the cortex of affected bones (most commonly the lower limbs).1,2 Their documented incidence is less than 1 % of all primary ...
  • Swanepoel, H.M.; Ismail, Farzanah (In House Publications, 2010)
    No abstract available.
  • Joseph, Febin; Ahmad, Samia; Dehnavi, A.D.; Ismail, Farzanah (South African Orthopaedic Association, 2010)
    Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is an inflammatory disorder of connective tissue. Joint pain or tenderness, and swelling affecting one or more joints for at least six weeks, in patients under the age of 16 years, are ...
  • Khan, Nausheen; Van de Werke, Irma; Ismail, Farzanah (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2010-03)
    Neurofibromatosis (or von Recklinghausen disease) is a hereditary condition due to mesodermal and neuroectodermal dysplasia, eponymously named after the researcher who reported it in 1882. The disorder is transmitted ...
  • Khan, Nausheen; Ismail, Farzanah; Van de Werke, Irma; Gongxeka, H.J.M. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2010-09)
    We were recently intrigued by a baby born at Kalafong Hospital with fused lower extremities resembling a mermaid, which caused us to search for the background and origin of this entity called sirenomelia.
  • Ismail, Farzanah; Huang, Lili; Lockhat, Zarina I.; Ellemdin, Shiraz; Van der Linde, L. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2010-09)
    Extramedullary haematopoiesis (EMH) is a rare cause of spinal cord compression. When a patient with a haematological disorder that causes chronic anaemia (particularly thalassaemia) presents with neurological deficits ...
  • Du Plessis, Andre Tertius (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2010-12)
    Radiologists have always collected copies of model examples and interesting cases encountered in daily practice to use for teaching purposes. A collection of teaching files is an important resource for medical education ...
  • Kahn, Nausheen; Van de Werke, Irma; Ismail, Farzanah; Levay, Peter F. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2010-12)
    Gout is the most common form of microcrystal arthropathy that results in deposition of uric acid crystals in and around the joints and soft tissues. The most common cause is decreased uric acid clearance by the kidneys. ...
  • Khan, Nausheen; Van de Werke, Irma; Ismail, Farzanah (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2010-12)
    BCG (bacille Calmette-Guérin) vaccination is carried out worldwide to prevent tuberculosis. It is considered to be very effective and has an excellent safety profile, but complications do occur. These may range from erythema ...
  • Joseph, Febin; Lockhat, Zarina I.; Smal, Janet; Moja, Tshepo Peter (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2010-12)
    Pituitary apoplexy is a rare but potentially life-threatening condition caused by either haemorrhage or infarction of the pituitary gland. In most cases, a pre-existing pituitary macroadenoma is present. Patients present ...
  • Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim; Bellew, Neil (Media 24 & South African Orthopaedic Association, 2011)
    Primary bone lymphoma (PBL) is a rare cause of primary bone malignancy and it is unusual for extranodal lymphoma to arise in the skeletal system. The imaging appearance is variable and the diagnosis is usually made ...
  • Khan, Nausheen; Van de Werke, Irma; Ebrahim, Zaeem I.; Ismail, Farzanah (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2011)
    Malignant melanoma (MM) is an unpredictable tumour that can metastasise to any organ, and is well known for its widespread dissemination. The incidence of metastases to the gastro-intestinal (GI) tract is well documented; ...
  • Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim; Velleman, Mark D. (Media 24 & South African Orthopaedic Association, 2011)
    Rice bodies are fibrous bodies that macroscopically resemble grains of rice. They may uncommonly occur as a complication of inflammatory arthritides but may create diagnostic confusion when the patient has no underlying ...
  • Bellew, Neil; Wagener, Georg (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2011-03)
    Camurati-Engelmann disease (CED), or progressive diaphyseal dysplasia, is a rare sclerosing dysplasia of which 250 cases have been described in the English literature. The disease affects one in a million people and is ...
  • Davel, Liesel; Janet, Smal; Lockhat, Zarina I. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2011-06)
    No abstract available.
  • Van Heerden, Jolandi; Lockhat, Zarina I.; Bam, Donovan; Fletcher, Lizelle; Sommerville, Jaqui E.M. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2011-06)
    BACKGROUND: Over the past four years, Steve Biko Academic Hospital has been in the process of implementing and refining the use of a picture archiving and communications system (PACS). As part of a post-implementation ...
  • Ismail, Farzanah; Kahn, Nausheen; Van de Werke, Irma; Ahmed, R. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2011-06)
    Vein of Galen malformations (VGMs) are rare anomalies of intracranial circulation that constitute 1% of all intracranial vascular malformations. We describe a case of severe encephalomalacia associated with a VGM, which ...
  • Ismail, Farzanah; Van de Werke, Irma; Khan, Nausheen; Levay, Peter F.; Davel, G.H. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2011-06)
    This report focuses on the radiological manifestations of diffuse interstitial lymphocytosis syndrome (DILS) in the chest. Awareness of this entity and early diagnosis by radiologists will enable timeous intervention ...