Vol. 10 No. 1, 2007

Table of Contents


Factors Affecting Endogenous Thyroid-stimulating Hormone Rise after Thyroxine Withdrawal in Preparation for I-131 Whole-body Scan for Patients with Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma

Full Article

SM Chow, TS Choy, CG Morris, CK Kwan, PCM Poon, CC Shek, WM Mendenhall, SCK Law

Hong Kong J Radiol 2007;10:3-8

Objective: To assess the factors affecting thyroid-stimulating hormone level after thyroxine withdrawal in preparation for radioactive iodine whole-body scanning for patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma.

Neurological Complications of Cerebral Angiography Performed for Hospital Inpatients

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Y Guo, M Piza, GL Rubin, N Dorsch, N Young, KP Wong

Hong Kong J Radiol 2007;10:9-15

Objective: To determine the neurological complication rates of cerebral angiography performed for inpatients and explore the risk factors for neurological complications.

Patients and Methods: The medical records of all inpatients undergoing diagnostic head and neck carotid


Anomalous Unilateral Single Pulmonary Vein - a Rare Mimicker of Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation

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TK Tsang, TL Kwan, WK Wong, HS Fung, AMW Wai

Hong Kong J Radiol 2007;10:16-8

Anomalous unilateral single pulmonary vein is a rare congenital anomaly that can masquerade as a pulmonary arteriovenous malformation on computed tomography scan. This report describes a woman with cough for whom an initial diagnosis of pulmonary

Tuberculous Splenic Abscess: an Unusual Presentation

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JPK Hui,KM Kwok, MHY Lai, TKL Loke, WH Luk, JCS Chan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2007;10:19-22

Splenic abscess is an uncommon but life-threatening pathology. Splenic tuberculosis is even rarer and usually occurs in immunocompromised patients. However, it is a diagnostic challenge as there is substantial overlap in imaging features between

Adrenal Choriocarcinoma

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R Koul, A Dubey, T Dufan, AL Cooke, R Wong

Hong Kong J Radiol 2007;10:23-6

Adrenocortical cancers are uncommon malignancies that present with protean clinical manifestations. Adrenocortical masses are common; autopsy studies show approximately 5% to 15% of the general adult population may have adrenal incidentalomas. Adrenal

Ocular Sonographic and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Features of Osteoporosis Pseudoglioma Syndrome

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SHM Wong, SCW Cheung, WWM Lam, WK Tso

Hong Kong J Radiol 2007;10:27-30

Osteoporosis pseudoglioma syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder, characterised by early-onset osteoporosis and congenital- or juvenile-onset blindness. The combination of multiple osteoporotic fractures and blindness suggests a clinical diagnosis of

Multiple Lentigines Syndrome Complex (LEOPARD Syndrome) with Chiari I Malformation

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EYL Kan, IYC Wong, SPC Lau, WC Lee

Hong Kong J Radiol 2007;10:31-3

This report is of a patient with multiple lentigines syndrome complex (LEOPARD syndrome), a complex dysmorphogenetic disorder, with Chiari I malformation and hydrocephalus. In this patient, the cerebellar tonsillar descent was mild but craniovertebral dysplasia

Foetus-in-foetu: Imaging Diagnosis by the Presence of Organogenetic Differentiation

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AKP Wu, WWM Lam, KL Chan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2007;10:34-7

Foetus-in-foetu is a rare condition in which a vertebrate foetus is enclosed within the abdomen of a normally developing foetus. This report is of a foetus-in-foetu in a newborn boy, in which no vertebral column was identified radiologically or pathologically. The


Lung Cancer Imaging - a Surgeon's Perspective

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Hong Kong J Radiol 2007;10:38-42

Lung cancer remains one of the most frequently encountered cancers associated with high mortality. Recent advances in lung cancer imaging have impacted significantly on the practice of thoracic surgery. This article is a personal reflection on how these advances