Imaging Analysis

Imaging Analysis

A look into the imaging modalities that affect clinical practice.

Imaging Analysis

Histopathologic correlates of degree of F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose uptake on PET in breast cancers

HemOnc Today, September 10, 2010
Sumit Talwar, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
A 68-year-old, postmenopausal, gravida 2, para 2, woman with no family history of breast cancer initially noticed a left breast lump for around…
Imaging Analysis

Imaging algorithm to differentiate intracranial infection from malignancy

HemOnc Today, August 10, 2010
Amit Patel, MD; Iwao Tanaka, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
A 57-year-old man with no stated past medical history presented to the ED with complaints of headache and blurry vision that were…
Imaging Analysis

Pleomorphic liposarcoma of the thigh

HemOnc Today, July 10, 2010
Irene Dy, MD; Neilesh Gupta, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
A 60-year-old man presented with right thigh pain for the past 3 months. He also noted a mass progressively growing at his right thigh around this…
Imaging Analysis

Presentation of possible relapse in a patient with history of DLBCL: Classic imaging features of epiploic appendagitis

HemOnc Today, June 10, 2010
Irene Dy, MD; Iwao Tanaka, MD; Gabriel Sara, MD; Deborah Rovner; Munir Ghesani, MD
Our patient is a 59-year-old man with a history of diabetes and HIV infection. He also has diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, which was diagnosed…
Imaging Analysis

Solitary sternal lesions in patients with cancer

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2010
Sumit Talwar, MD; Iwao Tanaka, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
A 64-year-old black man with a history of hepatitis C, a 40 pack-year smoking history and a family history of lung cancer presented with…
Imaging Analysis

Great vessels invasion by NSCLC in a patient suspected of pulmonary embolism

HemOnc Today, April 10, 2010
Liana Makarian, MD; Esha Gupta, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
A 67-year-old woman with an extensive history of smoking initially presented complaining of a persistent cough. An evaluation with chest CT…
Imaging Analysis

Resectable breast carcinoma with incidental benign-appearing lesion in the sacrum

HemOnc Today, March 10, 2010
Amit Patel, MD; Iwao Tanaka, MD; Sharon Rosenbaum-Smith, MD; Carlos Benitez, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
A 63-year-old woman without significant personal past medical history presented to her primary physician with a one-month complaint of palpable…
Imaging Analysis

Extra-articular pigmented villonodular synovitis of the gluteus

HemOnc Today, February 10, 2010
Irene Dy, MD; Seth Cohen, MD; Iwao Tanaka, MD; Carlos Benitez, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
A 60-year-old woman presented to us with newly diagnosed breast cancer. She had a screening mammogram that revealed loose collections of punctate…
Imaging Analysis

Intensive postoperative surveillance in early vs. late-stage colon cancer

HemOnc Today, January 10, 2010
Liana Makarian, MD; Neil Gupta, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
An 80-year-old woman with personal history of early-stage breast cancer, treated with lumpectomy and radiation 11 years ago, initially presented…
Imaging Analysis

The utility of PET/CT in monitoring treatment response and detecting unusual metastases in esophageal cancer

HemOnc Today, December 10, 2009
Eric O. Gamboa, MD; Seth Cohen, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
A 57-year-old man was referred to the oncology clinic with a 1.5-year history of cough without hemoptysis and progressive dysphagia, resulting in…