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The purpose of this article is to review the imaging characteristics of musculoskeletal tuberculosis. Skeletal tuberculosis represents one-third of all cases of tuberculosis occurring in extrapulmonary sites. Hematogenous spread from a distant focus elsewhere in the body is the cornerstone in the understanding of imaging features of musculoskeletal(More)
A novel cDNA clone osr40c1, encoding a abscisic acid (ABA)-responsive 40-kDa protein previously associated with salt tolerance (Moons et al. `1995' Plant Physiol 107: 177–186), was isolated from roots of rice seedlings (Oryza sativa L.). Exogenously applied ABA and salt shock induced a marked increase of the osr40c1 transcript level in roots of seedlings(More)
To describe rupture patterns of partial anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears on magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. MR images of 51 patients with a surgically confirmed partial ACL tear were retrospectively and independently interpreted by 2 experienced, blinded radiologists. Using previously described MR criteria, ACLs were categorized as follows: complete(More)
Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) causes significant economic losses in the commercial culture of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.). Culture practices and introgression of natural sources of resistance to TSWV have only been marginally effective in controlling the TSWV disease. Recently however, high levels of protection against TSWV have been obtained(More)
The purpose of our study was to assess prospectively the value of MRI in characterization of soft tissue tumors (STT) and soft tissue tumor-like lesions in a multi-institutional setting by a group of experts. The material consisted of 548 untreated and proven STT or tumor-like lesions originating from a multi-institutional database of STT in which 930(More)
To determine the frequency of anterolateral ligament (ALL) injury in patients with acute anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture and to analyse its associated injury patterns. Ninety patients with acute ACL rupture for which MRI was obtained within 8 weeks after the initial trauma were retrospectively identified. Two radiologists assessed the status of the(More)
To determine the ability of 3.0T magnetic resonance (MR) imaging to identify partial tears of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and to allow distinction of complete from partial ACL tears. One hundred seventy-two patients were prospectively studied by 3.0T MR imaging and arthroscopy in our institution. MR images were interpreted in consensus by two(More)
Myositis ossificans circumscripta (MOC) is a localized, non-neoplastic, heterotopic ossification within the muscle. Despite advances in medical imaging, it remains difficult to distinguish it from other disorders. As a consequence, a biopsy is frequently performed. We illustrate some common findings and non-specific imaging features of MOC with respect to(More)
This paper reviews the imaging strategy and protocol for detection, grading and staging, and posttherapeutic follow-up of soft tissue tumors (STT), used in our institution. The role of each imaging technique, with emphasis on magnetic resonance imaging, is highlighted.
BACKGROUND Pronation and supination of the forearm are important motions with major impact of impairment on daily activities. Despite this, the migration of contact of the articular surfaces of the proximal and distal radioulnar joints during active pronation has not been evaluated in vivo. METHOD Helical CT-data in elbow positions of full active(More)