Imaging Analysis

Imaging Analysis

A look into the imaging modalities that affect clinical practice.

Imaging Analysis

Purine analogs provide first-line defense against HCL

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2011
Irene Dy, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD; Rosna Mirtcheva, MD; Gabriel Sara, MD
A 32-year-old man with chronic low back pain presented with acute worsening of back pain to his medical doctor. He was referred to an…
Imaging Analysis

MRI, CT findings in ALL with leptomeningeal disease

HemOnc Today, April 10, 2011
Munir Ghesani, MD; Daniel E. Meltzer, MD; Lauren Moomjian, MD
A 27-year-old female with a past medical history of acute lymphoblastic leukemia presented with headache. She had previously received…
Imaging Analysis

What is the value of PET/CT for treatment response assessment in lymphoma?

HemOnc Today, March 10, 2011
Kevin Becker, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD; Sumit Talwar, MD
A 69-year-old woman with history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) noticed gradually increasing lumps in her neck for about…
Imaging Analysis

A classic presentation of endolymphatic sac tumor

HemOnc Today, February 10, 2011
Daniel E. Meltzer, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
A 20-year-old female presented with left-sided headache and progressive sensorineural hearing loss. There was also a history of chronic…
Imaging Analysis

Chondrosarcoma of the petroclival synchondrosis

HemOnc Today, January 10, 2011
Daniel E. Meltzer, MD; Ali Noor, MD; Yinghua Pang, MD; Arzu Buyuk, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
The patient is a 57-year-old, right-handed, retired postal worker. He presented with a chief complaint of left-sided facial tingling. The episodes…
Imaging Analysis

Carcinoid tumor and bowel obstruction

HemOnc Today, November 25, 2010
Varsha Vimalananda, MD; Stephanie L. Lee, MD, PhD
A 65-year-old woman with a history of type 2 diabetes, coronary artery disease with congestive heart failure and nephropathy presented with…
Imaging Analysis

Thyroid carcinoma metastatic to the skeleton with intense associated hypermetabolic activity

HemOnc Today, November 10, 2010
Sumit Talwar, MD; Neil Gupta, MD; Daniel Kuriloff, MD, FACS; Munir Ghesani, MD
A 70-year-old man with history of hypertension, diabetes and chronic kidney disease was diagnosed with an early stage right papillary…
Imaging Analysis

Improving specificity of PET/CT for detection of recurrent lymphoma in immunocompromised patient

HemOnc Today, October 10, 2010
Liana Makarian, MD; Neil Gupta, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
The patient is a 47-year-old man with fairly well-controlled HIV/AIDS, hepatitis B without cirrhosis and former polysubstance user, with…
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…