Imaging Analysis

Imaging Analysis

A look into the imaging modalities that affect clinical practice.

Imaging Analysis

Periventricular germinoma with leptomeningeal dissemination: A case report

HemOnc Today, May 25, 2019
Ana M. Franceschi, MD; Benjamin T. Cooper, MD; David Zagzag, MD; Jonathan Howard, MD; Juhi M. Purswani; Munir Ghesani, MD; Nikhil A. Sahasrabudhe, MD
A 24-year-old Guyanese man presented with a 3-month history of personality changes, abulia, headaches, nausea and vomiting. On examination, he had…
Imaging Analysis

Clinical presentation suggests spinal neoplasm, but is it really a tumor?

HemOnc Today, September 25, 2018
Ana M. Franceschi, MD; Juhi Purswani; Munir Ghesani, MD
A 22-year-old man with no significant medical history presented with 8 months of lower back pain and paresthesia, as well as weakness involving the…
Imaging Analysis

Brain PET/MRI: Differentiating between recurrent metastasis and radiation necrosis

HemOnc Today, June 25, 2018
Ana M. Franceschi, MD; Girish Fatterpekar, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
This case focuses on a 51-year-old woman initially diagnosed with endometrial carcinoma in October 2015. Surgical pathology appeared consistent with…
Imaging Analysis

Multimodality imaging of sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma

HemOnc Today, April 25, 2018
Ana M. Franceschi, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
A 53-year-old female nonsmoker presented to an outpatient facility in November 2017 with 6 weeks of progressive nasal congestion, facial pressure and…
Imaging Analysis

Carotid space lesions: Added value of 68Gallium-DOTATATE PET/MRI

HemOnc Today, February 25, 2018
Ana M. Franceschi, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
This case focuses on a 68-year-old man with history of transient ischemic attack and a 3-cm enhancing right carotid space lesion incidentally…
Imaging Analysis

Initial assessment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma: Added value of PET/MRI

HemOnc Today, December 25, 2017
Ana M. Franceschi, MD; Elcin Zan, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
This case involves a 60-year-old female smoker who presented with ear discomfort. Subsequent clinical examination and work-up showed a large…
Imaging Analysis

Metastatic neuroendocrine tumor to the interatrial septum: Differentiating lipomatous hypertrophy from metastatic disease

HemOnc Today, November 25, 2017
Ana M. Franceschi, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
This case focuses on a 69-year-old man found to have an enlarged liver by his primary care physician in May 2016. Imaging workup showed a solitary…
Imaging Analysis

Skeletal metastases in breast carcinoma: classic patterns of treatment response

HemOnc Today, August 25, 2017
Ana M. Franceschi, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
This case focuses on a 51-year-old woman with a history of right breast cancer initially palpated during a routine physical examination in 2010…
Imaging Analysis

Liver metastasis from known malignant mixed Müllerian tumor

HemOnc Today, May 25, 2017
Ana M. Franceschi, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD, FACNM
A 59-year-old woman presented to her primary care physician with heavy vaginal bleeding and urinary retention. She underwent a total abdominal…
Imaging Analysis

PET/CT for esophageal carcinoma staging detects clinically unsuspected synchronous malignancy

HemOnc Today, April 10, 2017
Ana M. Franceschi, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
A 74-year-old man with newly diagnosed, biopsy-proven esophageal squamous cell carcinoma of the mid-esophagus underwent initial staging with…