Betul Kizildag

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Filling defects of dural venous sinuses are considered to be a challenging problem especially in case of symptomatic patients. Many lesions have to be ruled out such as sinus thrombosis, arachnoid granulations and tumours. Encephalocele into dural sinus is also a rare cause of these filling defects of dural sinuses. Here, we report an extremely rare case(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to determine the strain index (SI) of normal thyroid parenchyma in a group of healthy children, using ultrasound elastography (USE). METHODS The participants consisted of 54 healthy children. The USE of the normal thyroid parenchyma was performed by using the Hitachi Hi VisionPreirus model ultrasonography (US) device. By(More)
Tendon xanthomas are a component of familial hypercholesterolaemia, which is a hereditary disease and characterised by elevated low-density lipo protein cholesterol plasma levels and premature coronary artery disease. Tendon xanthomas are diagnostic for heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia (HFH) and they mostly occur in Achilles tendon. Sonography(More)
Tinnitus is a common symptom in which etiology is unclear in a group of patients. Some of anatomic or vascular variations diagnosed on temporal bone computed tomography (CT) has been known to cause tinnitus particulary pulsatile form. Therefore significance of these anatomic variations has not been validated in patients with nonpulsatile tinnitus. The aim(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to determine diagnostic and prognostic roles of the neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in breast cancer patients. To date, data are limited on associations of primary breast carcinoma (PBC) and benign proliferative breast disease (BPBD) with preoperative NLR values. MATERIALS AND METHODS Our study covered of 120(More)
Hydatid cysts derived from a type of tapeworm called Echinococcus granulosis larvaes which can situate in various organs or tissues in human body. It encounters as an endemic zoonosis in many regions all over the world including eastern part of Turkey. Renal involvement of hydatid cysts is uncommon even in endemic areas. The imaging properties vary(More)
We report a rare event of old hemorrhage into a thyroid causing respiratory distress. A 67-year-old man with chronic cough and recent dysphagia was found to have a retrosternal mass extending into the visceral mediastinum on chest roentgenogram. A computed tomographic (CT) scan confirmed eggshell callcification, which was 53 x 53 x 80 mm in size a(More)
Fractures of the femoral neck are rare and usually result from serious and high-energy trauma in the skeleton in young adults. Gaucher's disease (GD) is a lysosomal storage disorder that has progressive course and is rarely seen. Research has shown that a pathological femoral neck fracture with GD mostly emerges in childhood. But in adults, there are no(More)
The musculoskeletal system involvement of tuberculosis (TB) other than spinal TB is a rare and less-known entity. Furthermore symptoms of musculoskeletal involvement of TB infection are non-specific, relatively slow and indolent. The diagnosis of TB is less considered by clinicians among other common causes of shoulder pain including traumatic and(More)
*Department of Dermatology, Medical Faculty, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey; Department of Radiology, Medical Faculty, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey; Department of Chest Disease, Medical Faculty, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey; Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Bolu Koroglu State Hospital, Bolu, Turkey; Department of(More)