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INTRODUCTION Lipomas can be found anywhere in the body with the majority located in the head and neck region as well as in the shoulder and back. They are not very common in the hand and those involving the fingers are very rare. Although, it is not the only case reported, lipoma of the index finger is very uncommon. CASE PRESENTATION A 52-year-old(More)
Primary non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the esophagus is a rare disease. A case of primary isolated non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the esophagus in a 77-year-old man without acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is presented. We describe the clinical features and the imaging findings (barium swallow, endoscopic ultrasonography and CT) of a biopsy proven B-cell lymphoma(More)
Osteoid osteoma is a benign, bone-forming tumor. The diaphyses of the long bones are the sites of predilection (at least 50% of all cases occurring in the femur and the tibia). Also this lesion has a male preponderance and the majority of cases present in the second and third decade. We represent an unusual localization of osteoid osteoma in the patella of(More)
Appendicitis is the most common abdominal emergency occurring in 7%-12% of the population. The aim of this article was to pictorially present the spectrum of appendix and acute appendicitis appearances on computed tomography (CT). The various appearances on CT of the normal appendix are shown as well as the CT criteria for the differentiation of perforated(More)
BACKGROUND Hughes-Stovin syndrome is a rare entity. The aetiology of Hughes-Stovin syndrome is still unknown and the natural course of the illness is usually fatal; however it is supposed to be a clinical variant manifestation of Behçet disease. CASE PRESENTATION We report the case of an 18 years old, greek male patient with Hughes-Stovin syndrome, who(More)
We describe the case of a 24-year-old hemophilic man who had been a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive for the past 22 years and presented to our hospital with bilateral breast enlargement with the presence of microcalcifications. Etiology of breast enlargement in male HIV population and differential diagnosis between true gynecomastia and(More)
Over the past decade, the technology that permits images to be digitized and the reduction in the cost of digital equipment allows quick digital transfer of any conventional radiological film. Images then can be transferred to a personal computer, and several software programs are available that can manipulate their digital appearance. In this article, the(More)
Hysterosalpingography (HSG) remains an important radiologic procedure in the investigation of infertility and has become a commonly performed examination due to recent advances of reproductive medicine. HSG demonstrates the morphology of the uterine cavity, the lumina, and the patency of the fallopian tubes. In this review article, we present the technical(More)
In the early 1990's, a group of physician-epidemiologists developed ways of efficiently tracking down and appraising literature and wrote them up in order to help other doctors, with no or with minimal formal epidemiological training. Today Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) integrates clinical experience and patient values with the best available research(More)
AIMS Chronic heart failure (CHF) is associated with increased risk of osteoporosis. We investigated the relationship between severity of CHF and bone loss, underlying pathophysiological mechanisms, and the prognostic significance of bone mass changes in heart failure. METHODS AND RESULTS Total body (TB) and femoral (F) bone mineral density (BMD), and T-(More)