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Archive for December 2010

Spinal Mass Differential

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A. Intradural, Intramedullary: astrocytoma, ependymoma, hemangioma, cavernoma, dermoid/epidermoid
B. Intradural, Extramedullary:  nerve sheath tumors, meningioma
C. Extradural: bone neoplasm, mets, abscess, TB, hematoma, disk, synovial cyst, lipomatosis, neuroblastoma/ganglioneuroma

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December 17, 2010 at 1:14 pm

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Lung Cancer Staging

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New 7th Edition of for Lung Cancer Staging, Radiographics Sept 2010.

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December 16, 2010 at 4:07 pm

MRI Ankle Checklist

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December 16, 2010 at 10:00 am

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MRI Shoulder Checklist

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December 16, 2010 at 9:59 am

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MRI Knee Checklist

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Extensor mechanism:

  • patellar cartilage (axial T2 SPIR, sag PD)
  • femoral trochlear cartilage (axial T2 SPIR, sag PD)
  • patellar tendon / quad tendon (sag PD)
  • effusion, meniscal and synovial cysts (T2W sequences)
  • meniscii (PD sequences)

Ligaments:

  • ACL – (ax T2 SPIR, sag PD, sag T2 SPIR)
  • PCL – (ax T2 SPIR, sag PD, sag T2 SPIR)
  • MCL, LCL – (coronal PD)

Lateral Compartment:

  • Femoral Condylar Cartilage (sag and coronal PD and sag T2)
  • Lateral Meniscus – (coronal PD and sag T2 SPIR)

Medial Compartment:

  • Femoral Condylar Cartilage (sag and coronal PD and sag T2)
  • Medial Meniscus – (coronal PD and sag T2 SPIR)

Other:

  • Baker’s cyst (Ax T2 SPIR)
  • Knee effusion (sag T2 SPIR)
  • Prepatellar edema

Taken from: RadDaily.com

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December 16, 2010 at 9:38 am

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Bankart and Bankart variant lesion

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Classification of Bankart and Bankart variant lesions. a Bankart lesion, b bony Bankart lesion, c Perthes lesion, d ALPSA (anterior labro-ligamentous periosteal sleeveavulsion) lesion, e GLAD (glenolabral articular disruption) lesion, f HAGL (humeralavulsion of glenohumeral ligaments) lesion. (LLC anteroinferior labro-ligamentous complex, P scapular periosteum, HH humeral head, AC articular cartilage of glenoid,IGHL inferior glenohumeral ligament)

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December 12, 2010 at 10:33 am

Cervical Cancer Staging

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IA = confined to cervix
IB = extension to uterus
IIA = extension to upper vagina
IIB = extension to parametrium
IIIA = extension into lower vagina
IIIB = pelvic wall (hydronephrosis)
IVA = adjacent organs
IVB = distant organs.

 

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December 11, 2010 at 7:27 pm