Case No. 23: Annular Pancreas

Annular Pancreas - CT Abdomen (Axial View) radiologydefinitiondotcom

Case No. 23: Annular Pancreas Modality: CT Abdomen (Axial View) Report:  The CT examination revealed the presence of a band of pancreatic tissue encircling the descending duodenum. No other abnormality is seen. Diagnosis: Annular Pancreas Key Points: This congenital abnormality results from incomplete rotation of the ventral pancreas and a segment of the pancreas encircles the descending duodenum. There are …

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What Is Radiology?

MRI Machine - What Is Radiology? - Radiology Definition

Radiology is defined as a field of medical science in which different radiations ( X-Rays, gamma rays, sound waves etc) are used to create images of the body and to diagnose and treat the diseases. Various imaging modalities are used in the field of radiology. They are as follows: Plain Radiography Fluoroscopy Mammography Ultrasonography Computed Tomography (CT) Magnetic Resonance Imaging …

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Case No. 22: Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma

Report Of Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma: A lateral radiograph reveals a large soft tissue mass in the posterior thigh with a pathologic fracture involving the midshaft of the femur. A transaxial CT scan bone window clearly shows the extent of bone destruction and separation of the anterior cortex from the posterior cortex due to the pathologic fracture. Osseous debris is scattered …

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Case No. 21: Aggressive Giant Cell Tumor

Modality: X-Ray Knee Report Of Aggressive Giant Cell Tumor: A highly destructive osteolytic lesion obliterates the cortical and the medullary bone of the entire metaphysis and subchondral region of the distal portion of the femur. The matrix of the lesion is purely osteolytic, and a pathologic fracture with angulation is seen. A large soft tissue mass is evident. Marked osteopenia …

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Case No. 20: Round Pneumonia

Case No. 20 Round Pneumonia - AP view

Modality: Chest X-ray (PA & lateral view) Description: The frontal and lateral chest radiographs show a partially ill-defined rounded left lower lobe opacity with an apparent base on the posterior pleura. Diagnosis: Round Pneumonia Key Points: Round pneumonia could have variable sizes and appears classically in the posterior portions of the lower lobes. This process respects the lobar anatomy and …

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Case No. 19 Calyceal Diverticulum

Case No. 19 Calyceal diverticulum

Modality: IVU. Description: A small area of pooling of contrast noted adjacent to upper pole calyceal system. Normal appearing pelvicalyceal system. Diagnosis: Calyceal diverticulum. Key Points: The term calyceal diverticulum or pyelocalyceal diverticulum refers to a urine-containing cystic cavity within the renal parenchyma. Calyceal diverticula containing calculi remain an uncommon urological condition, although when present are frequently symptomatic. It is …

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Case No. 18: Leptospirosis – Bacterial Infection

Spotter No 2: Leptospirosis

Modality: CT Chest, Lung window, axial views. Description of Case No. 17: CT scan lung window shows patchy alveolar infiltration, ground-glass attenuation, interlobular septa thickening, ill-defined small nodular hyper-attenuating areas. Differential Diagnosis: Acute eosinophilic pneumonia Non-specific interstitial pneumonia Leptospirosis Pulmonary edema Pneumocystis pneumonia Cytomegalovirus pneumonia Diagnosis: Leptospirosis Key Points: Leptospirosis results from infection of the zoonoses Leptospira sp. Leptospirosis is …

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Case No. 17: Melorheostosis – Mesenchymal Dysplasia


Modality: X-Ray Knee Description of Case No. 17: Cloudlike accumulations of hyperostosis and soft tissue ossification also are seen adjacent to the distal portion of the femur and the proximal portion of the tibia. Diagnosis: Melorheostosis Key Points: Melorheostosis is also referred to as Leri disease. is an unusual mesenchymal dysplasia manifesting as areas of sclerosing bone with a characteristic …

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