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A 44-year-old woman who had been taking oral contraceptives for 10 yr developed abdominal pain and abnormalities of liver tests, which led to the discovery of multiple filling defects on liver scan and of large hepatic zones of decreased density on computerized tomography of the abdomen. These abnormalities were due to sharply demarcated areas of hepatic(More)
Abdominal trauma is a rare and poorly documented cause of portal vein thrombosis. We report here the case of a patient in whom portal vein thrombosis was diagnosed one month after an abdominal blunt trauma. Post-traumatic origin of thrombosis was confirmed by the negativity of an exhaustive aetiological investigation. Thrombosis involved portal bifurcation(More)
Stenosis of the left coronary artery differs from other atheromatous lesions by the severity of the affection. It is not a rare condition as it occured in 50 out of 750 patients. Clinical and electrocardiographic signs are not truly specific and coronarography is essential for diagnosis even though this procedure carries a certain risk of accidents (2%). At(More)
Fecal concretions adherent to the caecal mucosa and an appendicular mucocele may present as a palpable mass in the right iliac fossa. The authors report a case of a young man with mucoviscidosis who presented with these two signs and they propose a non-invasive diagnostic approach consisting of a plain X-ray of the abdomen, an ultrasound examination and a(More)
The value of different radiological examinations in the diagnosis of left ventricular aneurysms following infarcts is assessed using the results obtained in 36 operated cases. By correlating radiological and surgical findings the orientation value of standard examinations can be determined: almost constant cardiomegaly, irregularity of the borders of the(More)
Transverse sections of the heart and great vessels may be obtained by tomodensitometry using an exposure time short enough to carry out the investigation during apnoea, and an infusion of contrast medium. The definition is good enough for the investigation to be considered as a useful adjunct to the normal investigations in complex congenital cardiac(More)