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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is the most common form of motor neuron disease. The diagnosis is based on clinical and electromyography criteria. The primary role of imaging in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is to exclude other causes such as cervical degenerative disk disease, Chiari malformation or multiple sclerosis. Imaging is also helpful in atypical… (More)
A 19-year-old man presented with arterial hypertension without blood pressure difference between his upper and lower extremities. Duplex Doppler sonography was performed to rule out renal artery stenosis and revealed a tardus-parvus pattern in both renal arteries as well as in the abdominal aorta, whereas the left subclavian artery showed a normal waveform,… (More)
The authors report the case of a 48-year-old man with a history of coronary bypass graft 15 years earlier. The follow-up by routine chest radiography showed a right paracardiac opacity, which MRI conformed to be an aneurysm of the saphenous vein graft.
Spontaneous portosystemic venous shunts (SPVSs) within the hepatic parenchyma are rare. Fewer than 50 cases have been reported, and most of them were diagnosed by angiography. We present a case of SPVS diagnosed by color Doppler sonography in a 5-year-old boy admitted for bleeding due to rupture of esophageal varices. Conventional color and power Doppler… (More)
OBJECTIVES To clarify the contribution of the doppler and the CT in the balance aetiology of a fever of the post-partum and to connect it with a thrombophlebitis of ovarian vein. PATIENTS AND METHODS Five patients presented there post-partum a fever with pointed abdominal painful syndrome. A doppler and a CT were performed. RESULTS Doppler showed a… (More)
Lipoblastoma is a rare benign neoplasm of foetal fat tissue. To our knowledge, less than ten cases of omental lipoblastoma have been reported in the literature. We present a new case of omental lipoblastoma in a 3-month old girl. The role of CT in the diagnosis and surgery planning of this tumor will be discussed.