Vol. 17 No. 1, 2014

Table of Contents


Radiological Findings of Primary Multidrug-resistant Pulmonary Tuberculosis in HIV-seronegative Patients

Full Article

SH Kim, JH Min, JY Lee

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:4-8

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1413213

Objective: To compare the computed tomography findings of patients with primary multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) and those with drug-sensitive tuberculosis (DS TB) who were human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) seronegative.

Accuracy of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography for Detection of Recurrent or Metastatic Colorectal Carcinoma in Patients with Rising Carcinoembryonic Antigen Levels

Full Article

WL Yu, SM Wong, K Wang, AT Ahuja

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:9-15

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1413186

Objective: A rise in carcinoembryonic antigen level is commonly encountered during follow-up of patients with colorectal carcinoma. This study aimed to evaluate the diagnostic performance of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography

The Dosimetric Effects of Ignoring Small Non-bone High-density Regions Using the 5-Bulk-density Method for Photon Dose Calculation

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AI Saito, JG Li, C Liu, KR Olivier, D Kahler, K Karasawa, JF Dempsey

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:16-22

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1413180

Objective: To investigate the effect of the 5-bulk-density dose calculation method without considering small non-bone high-density regions in patients with thoracic cancers.

Methods: A heterogeneity-corrected computed tomography plan and two types

Management of Primary Aldosteronism: Should Adrenal Gland Computed Tomography be Replaced by Adrenal Venous Sampling?

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CH Lam, HL Chow, SH Chiu, HY Cho, S Lau, CY Lui

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:23-9

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1413184

Objectives: To evaluate the accuracy of computed tomography (CT) in the management of primary aldosteronism by comparing the concordance between CT and adrenal venous sampling (AVS), and the feasibility of

How Useful is Contrast Enema in the Diagnosis of Hirschsprung’s Disease? Five-year Experience from a Local Referral Centre

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AWY Wong, DSF Tsang, WWM Lam

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:30-5

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1413206

Objective: To review the diagnostic performance of contrast enema examinations for the investigation of Hirschsprung’s disease, determine the usefulness of delayed 24-hour X-rays, and validate water-soluble contrast enemas for the


Pseudoaneurysm of the Internal Iliac Artery: a Rare Cause of Bilateral Lumbosacral Plexopathy

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SF Low, TY Kew, CS Ngiu, NA Bakar

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:36-40

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1413170

Pseudoaneurysms of the internal iliac artery are uncommon and are usually associated with trauma. Rarely, they expand subclinically for years and cause significant compression of adjacent vital structures. We report

Embolisation of a Left Gastric Artery Pseudoaneurysm by Transcatheter Thrombin Injection Guided by Fluoroscopy and Doppler Ultrasound

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CKF Tan, MWC H’ng, JL O’Donnell, TH Cho, B Dennien

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:41-4

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1413166

We present a case with a left gastric artery pseudoaneurysm in a 51-year-old female confirmed on computed tomography and angiography. These aneurysms are rare but are prone to rupture leading

Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumour Causing Chronic Diarrhoea: Radiological-Pathological Correlations

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YY Cheuk, WK Lo, SK Chan, CW Wong

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:45-8

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1412150

This report is of an unusual case of chronic diarrhoea due to a pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasm. A 57-year-old man presented to Kwong Wah Hospital, Hong Kong with chronic diarrhoea for

Sclerosing Adenosis: Should We Still Regard It as a Simple Benign Disease? Report of Two Patients with Subsequent Development of Invasive or In-situ Breast Cancer

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HN Wong, H Tsunoda, N Matsuda, K Suzuki, CP Li, EWS Fok, JLF Chiu, SCH Chan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:49-56

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1412151

Sclerosing adenosis belongs to the group of benign proliferative breast diseases. The imaging and histological findings of sclerosing adenosis can mimic invasive ductal carcinoma. The diagnosis of sclerosing adenosis is

Coronary Artery Aneurysm with Associated Fistula: a Rare Condition Detected by Computed Tomography Coronary Angiography

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WK Tsang, A Li

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:57-61

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1412123

Coronary artery aneurysm with associated fistula is a rare condition. The complete anatomical delineation of this condition can be achieved with multi-detector computed tomography, which has advantages over echocardiogram and


Imaging in Salmonella spp. Infection

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PY Lui, KL Lee, KY Tam, CC Chan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:62-9

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1413205

Salmonella spp. cause a broad spectrum of human illnesses, including gastroenteritis, typhoid fever, and bacteraemia with or without extraintestinal focal infections, or may be present in an asymptomatic carrier. This


Congenital Absence of Left Circumflex Coronary Artery: Role of Computed Tomography Coronary Angiography

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PR Kapur, R Jain, GP Vashist

Hong Kong J Radiol 2014;17:e1-4

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1412126



Congenital coronary artery anomalies are infrequently seen during coronary angiography, and are usually diagnosed incidentally. Among such anomalies, absence of the left circumflex artery is extremely rare. We report on a