Ömer Karakaş

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PURPOSE We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of multidetector computed tomography (CT) imaging in diagnosis of pleural exudates and transudates using attenuation values. MATERIALS AND METHODS This retrospective study included 106 patients who were diagnosed with pleural effusion between January 2010 and June 2012. After the patients underwent chest CT,(More)
PURPOSE Intracranial lipomas are rare congenital malformations. The most common location of intracranial lipoma is the midline cerebral structures. The most frequently seen symptoms are headaches, seizures, psychomotor retardation and cranial nerve deficits. This study aimed to evaluate the clinical and radiological findings of 14 patients with intracranial(More)
Hydatid cyst is formed from parasitic infestation by Echinococcus granulosus, and may involve several bodily organs, primarily the liver and lungs. In endemic regions, hydatid cyst should be borne in mind in cases of retroperitoneal cystic masses. Diagnosis of hydatid cyst is made from radiological findings and serological test positivity. Hydatid cyst(More)
Swyer-James-MacLeod syndrome (SJMS), or unilateral hyperlucent lung syndrome, is a rare disease thought to be associated with post-infectious bronchiolitis obliterans (1). This disease was first described in 1953 by Swyer and James in a 6-year-old child who had been treated with pneumonectomy (2). MacLeod presented a unilateral hyperlucency series one year(More)
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