Pseudomembranous Colitis (Clostridium Difficile)

Sep 22, 2016 by in GENERAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Pseudomembranous Colitis (Clostridium Difficile)

Pseudomembranous Colitis (Clostridium Difficile) R. Brooke Jeffrey, MD Key Facts Terminology Synonyms: Antibiotic colitis, Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) colitis Acute inflammation of colon caused by toxins produced by C. difficile…

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Instability

Sep 22, 2016 by in GENERAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on Instability

Instability Jeffrey S. Ross, MD Key Facts Terminology Loss of spine motion segment stiffness, when applied force produces greater displacement than normal, with pain/deformity Imaging Deformity, which increases with motion…

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Colorectal Cancer

Sep 22, 2016 by in MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING Comments Off on Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer Todd M. Blodgett, MD Alex Ryan, MD Omar Almusa, MD Key Facts Imaging Findings PET poorly sensitive for small (< 1 cm) lesions; high positive predictive value PET…

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Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Sep 22, 2016 by in MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING Comments Off on Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Todd M. Blodgett, MD Alex Ryan, MD Omar Almusa, MD Key Facts Terminology Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) NHL: Malignancy of B or T lymphocytes Imaging Findings Spleen involved in…

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Ovarian Carcinoma

Sep 22, 2016 by in MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING Comments Off on Ovarian Carcinoma

Ovarian Carcinoma Todd M. Blodgett, MD Alex Ryan, MD Hesham Amr, MD Key Facts Terminology Ovarian cancer, carcinoma of the ovary Imaging Findings Solid or complex cystic mass arising from…

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Cervical Carcinoma

Sep 22, 2016 by in MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING Comments Off on Cervical Carcinoma

Cervical Carcinoma Todd M. Blodgett, MD Alex Ryan, MD Omar Almusa, MD Key Facts Imaging Findings PET/CT: Intense FDG activity in primary cervical mass, vagina, uterus, parametria; ┬▒ lymphadenopathy, visceral…

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Lung Cancer

Sep 22, 2016 by in MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING Comments Off on Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Todd M. Blodgett, MD Carl Fuhrman, MD Sanjay Paidisetty, BS Key Facts Terminology Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), bronchogenic carcinoma (CA), adenocarcinoma (adenocarcinoma), squamous cell carcinoma (SCCA), large…

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Renal Cell Carcinoma

Sep 22, 2016 by in MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING Comments Off on Renal Cell Carcinoma

Renal Cell Carcinoma Todd M. Blodgett, MD Alex Ryan, MD Hesham Amr, MD Key Facts Terminology Renal cell carcinoma (RCC), clear cell carcinoma, hypernephroma, renal cancer Imaging Findings Iso- or…

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