Vol. 5, No. 4, 2002

Table of Contents


Renal Artery Stenosis: Significance and Treatment

MRE Dean

Hong Kong J Radiol 2003;6:213-8

This paper was presented at the 10th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Hong Kong College of Radiologists, 19 October 2002. (No abstract available)


Cellular Immunotherapy for Cancer

B Chan, W Lee

Hong Kong J Radiol 2003;6:219-26

Cancer immunotherapy is a major branch of biological therapy that utilises living cells and their products. Advances in molecular biology and immunology have led to the development of novel therapeutic strategies. This paper is an introductory review of the present


Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome Presenting in a Child with Vascular Malformation

KM Auyeung, SF Lee, YL Chan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2003;6:227-9

Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome is an uncommon disease mainly affecting the paediatric population. This syndrome is rare among Chinese people. This is a report of a patient with Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome with emphasis on magnetic resonance imaging, arteriogram, and venogram. The overall features

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Evaluation of Paraganglioma in the Cauda Equina

WT Ho, KS Tai

Hong Kong J Radiol 2003;6:230-2

Paragangliomas of the cauda equina, previously thought to be a rare disease affecting the spine, are being increasingly reported in the literature. This report is of a patient with paraganglioma arising in the cauda equina, and describes the magnetic resonance

Lymphocytic Mastitis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

HHL Chan, TPW Lam, J Nicholls, LLY Leong

Hong Kong J Radiol 2003;6:233-4

Lymphocytic mastitis is an uncommon condition associated with type I diabetes mellitus, which is known to be a T-cell mediated autoimmune disease. Hence, it is thought that lymphocytic mastitis is linked with autoimmune disorders. This report is of a patient

Bilateral Spontaneous Lumbar Hernias: Computed Tomographic Diagnosis

HKS Tung, SCW Cheung, R Lee, FL Chan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2003;6:235-6

This is a report of an 80-year-old woman with spontaneous bilateral lumbar hernias. These uncommon masses were initially thought to be bilateral lumbar lipomas. Computed tomography allowed differential diagnosis, readily demonstrating the true nature of the lesions and the contents

Hereditary Haemorrhagic Telangiectasia—Osler-Weber-Rendu Disease—with Extensive Hepatic Arteriovenous Malformation

TL Chan, Li Allen, TKL Loke, JCS Chan

Hong Kong J Radiol 2003;6:237-9

Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia is a rare disease. Hepatic involvement is infrequent. A patient with an extensive hepatic arteriovenous malformation is presented. Characteristic computed tomographic and angiographic findings are described followed by a review of the literature.

Aggressive Renal Angiomyolipoma: Radiological and Pathological Correlation

WC Yiu, SM Chu, RJ Collins, PC Tam, FL Chan, GC Ooi

Hong Kong J Radiol 2003;6:240-2

Renal angiomyolipoma is usually regarded as a benign lesion with no malignant potential. This report is of a patient with aggressive renal angiomyolipoma with renal vein and inferior vena cava invasion in a middle-aged female. The imaging findings and the


Giant Cell Tumour of the Thoracic Spine

R Gee, LP Chan, C Keogh, PL Munk, JX O'Connell, T Chung, C Fisher

Hong Kong J Radiol 2003;6:243-8

Giant cell tumours of the spine above the sacrum are rare, and may pose diagnostic and treatment difficulties. A patient with thoracic vertebral giant cell tumour in which soft tissue extension and proximity to the spine complicated management is described.