Malcolm J Thornton

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Calcific tendinitis of the gluteus maximus tendon is unusual and only eight cases associated with erosions of cortical bone have been reported. We present three further cases which demonstrate variation in appearances of the amorphous calcification in the tendon and cortical erosions on plain radiographs. Isotope bone scans show focal increased activity and(More)
We report the imaging findings and natural history of avascular necrosis of bone (AVN) that developed following a chemotherapy regimen including high dose steroid treatment. All patients had acute lymphoblastic (ALL) or non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). Symptoms followed the high dose steroid therapy and 28 joints in eight patients were involved, (11 knees,(More)
This is an extension of work recently reported by Rose regarding young women using a combination of progesterone and estrogen for ovulation control. The 10 subjects studied had an abnormal xanthurenic acid excretion after a loading dose of tryptophan. After treatment with 2.5 mg norethynodrel and .1 mg mestranol (Enovid-E) from Days 5 to 24 of the the(More)
The first demonstration by Lepkovsky, Roboz and Haagen-Smit (1) of the occurrence of xanthurenic acid in urine of vitamin B6-deficient rats has since been extended and confirmed in a number of species (2-4) including man (5, 6), and the measurement of xanthurenic acid in urine following a loading dose of tryptophan has been proposed as an index of vitamin(More)
AIM To determine the accuracy of multidetector row CT renal angiography in the preoperative evaluation of live kidney donors, and to identify potential pitfalls when reporting. METHODS Between July 1998 and June 2003, 74 consecutive live renal donors underwent contrast-enhanced multidetector row CT renal angiography before donor nephrectomy. The operative(More)
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