Vol. 13 No. 2, 2010

Table of Contents


Parathyroid Scintigraphy in Primary and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism: Accuracy of Preoperative Localisation Using Combined Imaging Techniques

Full Article

HT Tam, YH Wong, SK Cheung, WT Ngai, PT Choi

Hong Kong J Radiol 2010;13:59-67

Objective: To evaluate the accuracy of preoperative parathyroid scintigraphy for lesion localisation in primary and secondary hyperparathyroidism.

Methods: The archives of 3 regional Hong Kong hospitals extending over a 12-month period were

Audit of Computed Tomographic Angiograms for Pulmonary Embolism in a Regional Hospital in Hong Kong

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EMW Man, SY Luk, CS Cheng

Hong Kong J Radiol 2010;13:68-72

Objective: To audit requests for computed tomographic pulmonary angiograms, usage of pre-test pulmonary embolism probability scores, and D-dimer measurements in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism in aregional hospital in Hong Kong.


Heterotopic Pancreas in the Jejunum

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DD Rasalkar, BK Paunipagar, ABW Chan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2010;13:73-5

Heterotopic pancreas is the presence of pancreatic tissue outside the normal location lacking ductal or vascular continuity with the main gland. There are case series describing the computed tomographic appearance

Central Neurocytoma of the Fourth Ventricle: a Patho-radiological Correlation

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J Ho, MYS Soo, T Ng

Hong Kong J Radiol 2010;13:76-82

Central neurocytoma is an uncommon neuronal tumour that usually originates from the lateral ventricle or septum pellucidum. We present a rare case of central neurocytoma arising from the fourth ventricle and

Infection in a Plexiform Neurofibroma

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N Chotai, MWC H’ng

Hong Kong J Radiol 2010;13:83-5

Plexiform neurofibroma is a typical sign of neurofibromatosis type 1, although the condition is not diagnostic. These large lesions are associated with neurological deficits, affect cosmesis, and have a predisposition for

Ovarian Inguinal Hernia Complicated by Ovarian Torsion

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DD Rasalkar, BK Paunipagar, WCW Chu

Hong Kong J Radiol 2010;13:86-7

Inguinal swellings are not uncommon in infants. The differential diagnoses of inguinal masses in infants include inguinal hernia, which is one of the most frequently entertained differential diagnoses in both males

Vulval Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours with Bone Metastases

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SQH Chou, KS Tse, WK Wong, SCH Chan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2010;13:88-90

Gastrointestinal stromal tumours are specifically diagnosed by the demonstration of a specific marker profile with the expression of c-kit and CD34. It is the most common mesenchymal tumour of the gastrointestinal

Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Presenting with Spontaneous Rupture

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SYJ Ka, JLY Leung, CY Chu, AYH Wan, VWL Tang

Hong Kong J Radiol 2010;13:91-5

Spontaneous non-traumatic hepatic rupture is an uncommon condition and most often due to underlying hypervascular hepatic lesions. Cholangiocarcinomas are usually hypovascular and spontaneous rupture is

Granulocytic Sarcoma with Severe Skin Involvement

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R Koul, HI Chalchal, A Dubey

Hong Kong J Radiol 2010;13:96-100

Acute myelogenous leukaemia typically involves intramedullary proliferation of myeloid precursor cells. Extramedullary manifestations of acute myelogenous leukaemia are rare. Granulocytic sarcoma, or chloroma,


Imaging Features of Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome

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SQH Chou, KY Kwok, LS Wong, DHS Fung, WK Wong

Hong Kong J Radiol 2010;13:101-3

Median arcuate ligament syndrome presents as abdominal pain. It usually occurs in young people, who presents with abdominal pain associated with eating. This pictorial review deals with 2 such patients who