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Sonography of tumors and tumor-like lesions that mimic carcinoma of the urinary bladder
Due to the malignant character of carcinoma of the urinary bladder and the need for aggressive surgical treatment, a correct diagnosis of this disease is essential for patients, particularly because the lack of adequate treatment and delayed treatment considerably affect prognosis. Expand
Nodular regenerative liver hyperplasia as a complication of azathioprine-containing immunosuppressive treatment for Crohn’s disease
A case of a 40-year-old female patient with Crohn’s disease and genetic hypercoagulability disorder, who in the course of azathioprine immunosuppressive treatment for inflammatory bowel disease developed NRH, which was clinically manifested by thrombocytopenia and delicate hepato-splenomegaly. Expand
Pulmonary Benign Metastasizing Leiomyoma from the Uterine Leiomyoma: A Case Report
Pulmonary benign metastasizing leiomyoma is a rare entity, however, it should be always taken into consideration in women with a previous or coincident history of uterine leIomyoma, especially when no evidence of other malignancy is present. Expand
The assessment of the role of baseline low-dose CT scan in patients at high risk of lung cancer
The initial, low-dose helical CT of the lungs performed in high risk individuals enables detection of appreciable number of indeterminate pulmonary nodules and in most of the asymptomatic patients with histopathologically proven pulmonary nodule greater than 15 mm, the mentioned lesions are malignant, what warrants further, intensified diagnostics. Expand
Differential diagnosis of fat-containing lesions in the inguinal canal using ultrasound
The aim of this review paper is to present fat-containing lesions located in the inguinal canal based on both experience and literature and to present lipomatosis of the spermatic cord, liposarcoma and the greater omentum, which often coexist with oblique ingUinal hernia and should be excised during a surgery. Expand
Chest wall – underappreciated structure in sonography. Part II: Non-cancerous lesions
The usefulness of ultrasound for the diagnosis of benign lesions involving the thoracic wall is discussed, and US may be used as the diagnostic modality of choice in conditions following thoracoscopy or thoracotomy. Expand
Mediastinal Pancreatic Pseudocysts
The optimal strategies for diagnosing and treating patients with pancreatic thoracic pseudocysts and fistulas are discussed, as well as the management of these conditions are reviewed. Expand
Mesenteric changes in an ultrasound examination can facilitate the diagnosis of neuroendocrine tumors of the small intestine
In an abdominal US examination, 2/3 of patients with neuroendocrine tumors in the small bowel manifest secondary lesions in the mesentery which are easier to visualize than the primary focus, and the detection of such lesions should prompt the search for the main focus in theSmall intestine. Expand
Is a fatty pancreas a banal lesion?
So far, a fatty pancreas has been related to obesity and the ageing processes in the body, but the current list of pathogenetic factors of the condition is clearly extended with genetically conditioned diseases, metabolic and hormonal disorders, and disease of the liver and visceral adiposis. Expand
Ultrasound of selected pathologies of the small intestine
Intestines, especially the small bowel, are rarely subject to US assessment due to the presence of gases and chyme. The aim of this paper was to analyze ultrasound images in selected pathologies ofExpand