Browsing Research Articles (Radiology) by Title

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  • Niemoller, H.G.; Greyling, Pauline; Birkholtz, F.; Goller, Ruan; Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim; Postma, Thomas Corne (South African Orthopaedic Association, 2018-05)
    BACKGROUND : The Schatzker classification is the most widely accepted system used to classify tibial plateau fractures. The presence of posteromedial fragments in the more severe fracture types is known, but the presence ...
  • Singh, Nashil; Hanekom, Heleen; Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim (AOSIS Open Journals, 2019-09)
    BACKGROUND: Preoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has internationally been proven to reduce unnecessary knee arthroscopies and assist with surgical planning. This has the advantage of avoiding unnecessary surgery ...
  • 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 ...
  • Strauss, G.L.; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Grant, C.C. (Catharina Cornelia); Jansen van Rensburg, Audrey; Velleman, Mark D.; Fletcher, Lizelle (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2018)
    BACKGROUND : Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are common among athletes and the general public. These injuries may lead to significant absence from all activities with associated financial and social burdens for ...
  • Nadesan, Thiasha; Keough, Natalie; Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim; Lockhat, Zarina I.; Van Schoor, Albert-Neels (Wiley, 2019-09)
    Surface anatomy is considered a fundamental part of anatomy curricula and clinical practice. Recent studies have reappraised surface anatomy using CT, but the adolescent age group has yet to be appraised. Sixty adolescent ...
  • Van Zyl, Reinette; Van Schoor, Albert-Neels; Du Toit, Peet J.; Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim; Velleman, Mark D.; Glatt, Vaida; Tetsworth, Kevin; Hohmann, Erik (Elsevier, 2020-02)
    PURPOSE: To determine whether femoral epicondylar width (FECW) obtained from either magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or plain radiographs could be used to predict anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) length. A secondary purpose ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kgoedi, Mohlakano Nelson; Rischbieter, Paul; Goller, Ruan (Medpharm Publications, 2019-03)
    BACKROUND: Blount’s disease is a developmental disorder of the proximal tibia with progressive varus, flexion and internal rotation deformity. It is often seen in overweight children and strongly associated with obesity. ...
  • 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 Ferenc (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. ...
  • Hanekom, Heleen (Medpharm Publications, 2018)
    Chest radiographs are one of the most common radiological investigations performed in a critical care setting and play a fundamental role in patient evaluation. Basic understanding of radiographic technique, anatomy and ...
  • 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 ...
  • George, Roshan; Ahmad, Samia; Ngqandu, Makhosonke Duke (Elsevier, 2019-07)
    BACKGROUND : We describe endovascular coil embolization of the internal carotid artery before removing a retained knife blade partially occluding the lacerum segment of the internal carotid artery. CASE DESCRIPTION : A ...
  • 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 ...