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Foreign body ingestion is a common problem in children, but it is also seen among adults. Most foreign bodies pass through the gastrointestinal tract without causing complications. Perforation of the gut by a foreign body, followed by migration of the foreign body to the liver is quite rare. Herein we report a case of inadvertent ingestion of a sewing(More)
Alveolar echinococcosis is a parasitic disease limited to the northern hemisphere. The disease occurs primarily in the liver and shows a profile mimicking slow-growing malignant tumors. Echinococcus multilocularis infection is fatal if left untreated. It can cause several complications by infiltrating the vascular structures, biliary tracts, and the hilum(More)
BACKGROUND Early detection of coronary artery disease (CAD) is important because of the high morbidity and mortality rates. As invasive coronary angiography (ICA) is an invasive procedure, an alternative diagnostic method; coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA), has become more widely used by the improvements in detector technology. AIMS In this(More)
BACKGROUND This study was designed to investigate the diagnostic efficacy of computed tomography (CT) for the detection diaphragmatic injury in cases undergoing diagnostic and therapeutic laparoscopy in left thoracoabdominal penetrating injuries. METHODS Demographic properties, stabbed body region, additional injuries, hemodynamic parameters, time to(More)
INTRODUCTION Hemangiomas are the most common benign lesions of the liver. They usually remain asymptomatic and it is sufficient to follow up with intermittent imaging methods. The case presented herein featured with localization and atypical symptoms. PRESENTATION OF CASE A man aged 59 years was admitted with a three-month history of continuous and(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the role of density value in computed tomography (CT) and twinkling artifact observed in color Doppler analysis for the prediction of the mineral composition of urinary stones. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 42 patients who were operated via percutaneous or endoscopic means and had undergone abdominal non-contrast CT and color(More)
BACKGROUND Renal aspergillosis is a rare infection that usually occurs in persons with a predisposition for this condition. Its differential diagnosis includes primary and metastatic renal malignancies, pyelonephritis and secondary abscess formation, granulomatous disorders, and renal infarction. We aim to stress the role of multimodality imaging and(More)
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