Vol. 11 No. 1, 2008

Table of Contents


Adjuvant Treatment for Endometrial Carcinoma

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FCS Wong, JSY Wong, WK Sze, SY Tung

Hong Kong J Radiol 2008;11:3-12

The prognostic factors for patients with endometrial cancer include International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics stage, age, resection margin, lymphovascular invasion, and histology type. Patients with high-risk disease may develop local, regional, and/or


64-Slice Multi-detector Computed Tomography for Detection of Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding

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HS Fung, PC Kwok, S Lau, WK Wong, SCH Chan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2008;11:13-8

Aim: To evaluate the usefulness of 64-slice multi-detector computed tomography for the detection of acute gastrointestinal bleeding.

Patients and Methods: In this retrospective study, 20 patients presenting with acute gastrointestinal bleeding from 1 October 2005 to

Comparison of 1.5 Tesla and 3.0 Tesla for Skull Base Lesion Enhancement

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FJ Londy, S Rohrer, S Kumar, H Parmar, SK Mukherji

Hong Kong J Radiol 2008;11:19-23

Aim: To determine whether there are significant differences between 3.0 Tesla and 1.5 Tesla in the degree of contrast enhancement of skull base lesions.

Patients and Methods: Fifteen consecutive patients with lesions


Unilateral Germinoma in the Basal Ganglia: Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings

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KM Auyeung, PL Khong, HKF Mak, GCF Chan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2008;11:24-7

This report describes the clinical presentation and imaging findings of a young boy with an uncommon brain tumour, basal ganglia germinoma. The evolution of the tumour on magnetic resonance imaging is illustrated.

The Application of Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Cerebral Perfusion Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography for the Diagnosis of Frontotemporal Dementia in Brothers

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W Ki, YYP Lee, DLK Dai

Hong Kong J Radiol 2008;11:28-31

Extensive data have shown that magnetic resonance spectroscopy is valuable for the diagnosis of common dementias. Cerebral perfusion single photon emission computed tomography has proven characteristic perfusion defect patterns in patients with Alzheimer's

Maxillary Ameloblastic Carcinoma

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R Koul, A Binahmed, A Dubey, R Nason, AL Cooke

Hong Kong J Radiol 2008;11:32-4

Odontogenic carcinomas of the maxilla are classified as malignant ameloblastoma, ameloblastic carcinoma, or primary intraosseous carcinoma. The term ameloblastic carcinoma is used to describe those ameloblastomas in which there is histological evidence of

Foramen Magnum Papillary Meningioma: Review of Imaging and Histopathological Features

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J Hunjan, MYS Soo, T Ng, M Dexter

Hong Kong J Radiol 2008;11:35-40

This report is of a patient with foramen magnum papillary meningioma. The condition is rare and this report highlights its unusual 10-year clinical course. Angiographic features underestimated the extreme vascularity at the initial surgery when the diagnosis was

Lupus Panniculitis of the Breast - Mammographic and Sonographic Features of a Rare Manifestation of Systemic Lupus

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CCM Cho, WCW Chu, APY Tang

Hong Kong J Radiol 2008;11:41-3

This report is of a 48-year-old woman with systemic lupus erythematosus, who presented with a lump in the left breast and was subsequently diagnosed with lupus mastitis. This is a rare presentation, and only 15 patients have been reported in the literature.

Bilateral Pyogenic Psoas Abscesses with Inferior Vena Cava Thrombosis

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S Ab Hamid, BJJ Abdullah

Hong Kong J Radiol 2008;11:44-6

Psoas abscess is a rare clinical entity. Rarely, it is associated with thrombosis of the inferior vena cava. This report is of a 36-year-old woman with bilateral pyogenic psoas abscesses with spondylodiscitis complicated by thrombosis of the inferior vena cava. The


High-resolution Sonography for Paediatric Scrotal Pathology

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AWH Ng, WCW Chu, ASC Ching, EKW Chan, YH Tam, MY Au

Hong Kong J Radiol 2008;11:47-55

High-resolution sonography is widely accepted as the method of choice for screening and diagnosis of scrotal pathology in childhood. High-resolution sonography enables rapid evaluation of the paediatric scrotum, with virtually no risk. There is a wide spectrum of