Vol. 20 No. 1, 2017

Table of Contents

Theme of this issue: Musculoskeletal Imaging and Oncology


Musculoskeletal Diseases: Imaging and Radiotherapy

Full Article

MK Yuen

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:4-5

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716446

No abstract available.


State-of-the-art Musculoskeletal Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Technical Review

Full Article

L Xiao, MK Yuen

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:6-16

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716836

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been used widely in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Ligamentous Injuries in Ankle Sprain

Full Article

PY Chu, WSW Chan, HC Lee, YW Hon, JCS Chan, KKL Lo

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:17-27

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716848

Ankle sprains are common. Injury to the ankle ligaments is increasingly diagnosed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).


Management of Chordoma in a Tertiary Hospital in Hong Kong

Full Article

JCH Chan, AKC Leung, ST Fong, HM Chiu, RKC Ngan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:28-33

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716854

Objectives: To report the clinical characteristics, treatment, and outcome of 25 patients with chordoma.

Metal Artefact Reduction for Orthopaedic Devices Using Monoenergetic Extrapolation from Dual-energy Computed Tomography

Full Article

JCY Lee, CK Shiu, KC Lai, MK Chan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:34-40

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716423

Objectives: To assess the diagnostic performance and clinical efficacy of metal artefact reduction using monoenergetic imaging with dual-energy computed tomography (DECT).

Clinical and Radiological Differentiation of Septic Arthritis and Transient Synovitis of the Hip

Full Article

TWY Chin, KS Tse

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:41-6

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716813

Objective: To distinguish septic arthritis (SA) and transient synovitis (TS) of the hip based on clinical, laboratory, and imaging parameters.

The Role of Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis

Full Article

J Kodiyan, RA Zlotecki, M Scarborough, J Reith, WM Mendenhall

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:47-52

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1715385

Background: This article reviews our 47-year experience of radiotherapy (RT) as adjuvant treatment for histologically confirmed pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS).

Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Mild Recessive RYR1 Gene-related Congenital Myopathies: Genetic and Histopathological Correlation

Full Article

GHT Ng, JJK Ip, SHS Chan, RSL Ho, WWM Lam

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:53-8

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1715394

Objective: To review and evaluate the pattern of muscle involvement evidenced on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with mild recessive mutations in


Dual-energy Computed Tomography for Diagnosis of Gouty Tophus of Tibia with Pathological Fracture Simulating Malignancy

Full Article

CYH Chan, KWK Tsang, KC Lai, MK Chan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:59-63

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1715374

Gouty tophus with pathological fracture is rare and can mimic infection and malignancy. We report the first case of intra-osseous tophus of the tibia


Bone Surface Tumours and Tumour-like Conditions

Full Article

ACW Lee, KS Tse, KC Lai, MK Chan, WK Tsang, CK Shiu, SS Cheng, KW Tang

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:64-75

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716433

Bone lesions that arise from outside of the medullary canal can be referred to as bone surface lesions. The aetiology of these lesions

Ultrasonographic Findings of Suspected Retained Foreign Body in Soft Tissue Following Penetrating Injury

Full Article

RCH Nung, RKL Lee, AWH Ng

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:76-83

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1715382

A suspected retained foreign body in soft tissue following penetrating injury presents a diagnostic challenge to clinicians.


The First Positron Emission Tomography-Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Hong Kong: Preliminary Experience

Full Article

S Ka, G Lo, V Ai, P Au-Yeung, H Chan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:84-9

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716828

A new hybrid imaging modality that combines positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has emerged as


Immunoglobulin G4-related Sclerosing Disease of the Breast and Skin in a Male Patient

Full Article

HKY Tam, LWY Chan, GKF Tam, MWS Chau, APY Tang

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:e1-6

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1715360

Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)–related disease affects multiple organs and is characterised by an increase in

Brachial Plexus Metastasis Masquerading as Radiation-induced Brachial Plexopathy

Full Article

CY Wong, SC Wong, YPE Lee, CK Sze, WT Ngai, MW Yeung

Hong Kong J Radiol 2017;20:e7-11

DOI: 10.12809/hkjr1716806

Brachial plexopathy is a form of peripheral neuropathy. Cardinal symptoms include pain, paraesthesia, and