Browsing Research Articles (Radiology) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Radiology) by Title

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  • Khan, Nausheen; Liebenberg, C.; Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim (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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Chacko, Anith; Ismail, Farzanah; Ellemdin, Shiraz (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2013)
    Agenesis of the dorsal mesentery is a rare occurrence that usually presents in children. It is associated with proximal small-bowel malrotation as well as high jejunal atresia with discontinuity of the small bowel. We ...
  • Ismail, Farzanah (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2012-09)
    Anomalous left coronary artery originating from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is a rare coronary artery anomaly that presents with myocardial ischaemia or infarction and/or cardiac failure in infants. It is associated with ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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; Ally, Mahmood Moosa Tar Mahomed (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2012-02)
    Calcinosis cutis (or skin and subcutaneous calcification) is a feature of a variety of rheumatic conditions (most commonly dermatomyositis and scleroderma), but is rarely reported in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE ...
  • 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 ...
  • Makhanya, Nonjabulo Ziphano; Velleman, Mark D.; Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim (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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Khan, Nausheen; Hiesgen, Juliane (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2017-11-14)
    OBJECTIVE : Computerised tomography (CT) scans of 30 patients, admitted with HIV-associated cryptococcal meningoencephalitis (CM), were retrospectively reviewed and the different neuroradiological findings categorised. In ...
  • Gous, Eric; Smal, Janet; Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim (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 ...
  • Vedajallam, S.; Chacko, Anith; Andronikou, Savvas; Truter, Rene; White, G. (Karger, 2013)
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  • Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim; Velleman, Mark D. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2012-06)
    Cubital tunnel syndrome is the second most common peripheral neuropathy of the upper limb. This is due to the anatomy of the tunnel, the physiological changes that the nerve undergoes during elbow flexion, as well as ...
  • Scholtz, Leonie; Sarkin, Andrew; Lockhat, Zarina I. (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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Mudau, Adziambei; Makhanya, Nonjabulo Ziphano; Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2017-11-01)
    Kaposi sarcoma (KS) is the most common malignancy associated with HIV infection. It usually affects the skin, the gastrointestinal tract and the lungs. It is generally described in the setting of CD4 counts < 150 cells/mm3 ...