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07.12.2022 | Case Report

Intra-labral pigmented villonodular synovitis: a rare case in two adult patients

This article discusses two rare cases of intra-labral pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) of the hip. The hip joint represents the second most common location of pigmented villonodular synovitis, second to the knee [1]. The majority of hip …

verfasst von:
Catherina Zadeh, Jacob Henrichsen, Nastaran Fatemi, Robert Westermann

07.12.2022 | Scientific Article

The posterior crescent sign on MRI and MR arthrography: is it a marker of hip dysplasia and instability?

Although historically considered a highly-constrained and inherently stable joint, the hip is more biomechanically complex and dynamic than previously assumed [ 1 – 3 ]. Instability contributes to the pathophysiology of hip dysplasia, which has a …

verfasst von:
Andrew A. MacDonald, Donna G. Blankenbaker, Matthew J. Brick, Chris M. Hanna, Rebecca M. Woodward

06.12.2022 | Scientific Article

Evaluation of the relationship between abdominal fat distribution and osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture with MRI

Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disease characterized by an increased risk of fracture. There are many modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors, such as age, obesity, and smoking, that lead to osteoporosis and the development of osteoporotic …

verfasst von:
Ahmet Faruk Gürbüz, Ayşe Keven, Sadi Elasan, Can Çevikol

28.11.2022 | Scientific Article

Towards a simplified fluid-sensitive MRI protocol in small joints of the hand in early arthritis patients: reliability between modified Dixon and regular Gadolinium enhanced TSE fat saturated MRI-sequences

The additional value of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the small joints in the phase of early detection of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has been established, facilitating early diagnosis and early treatment in order to prevent damage. The …

verfasst von:
Anna M. P. Boeren, Ellis Niemantsverdriet, Marloes Verstappen, Fenne Wouters, Johannes L. Bloem, Monique Reijnierse, Annette H. M. van der Helm-van Mil

28.11.2022 | Scientific Article

Detection of bone marrow metastases in children and young adults with solid cancers with diffusion-weighted MRI

Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI) or diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) has been used for the detection and treatment monitoring of bone marrow lesions in adults [ 1 – 3 ] and children [ 4 – 6 ]. DW-MRI is based on the principle …

verfasst von:
Ali Rashidi, Lucia Baratto, Praveen Jayapal, Ashok Joseph Theruvath, Elton Benjamin Greene, Rong Lu, Sheri L. Spunt, Heike E. Daldrup-Link

25.11.2022 | Scientific Article

The diagnostic value of magnetic resonance imaging-based texture analysis in differentiating enchondroma and chondrosarcoma

Cartilaginous tumors are a large and heterogeneous group in the classification of bone tumors formed by cells that produce cartilage matrix. It is classified as benign, atypical, and malignant according to the age of the patient, tumor …

verfasst von:
Atilla Hikmet Cilengir, Sehnaz Evrimler, Tekin Ahmet Serel, Engin Uluc, Ozgur Tosun

21.11.2022 | Test Yourself: Answer

Test yourself answer: progressive right thumb pain and swelling

Diagnosis was psamommatous calcific periarthritis of the first digit with chronic cortical saucerization.

verfasst von:
Sonja Opper, Jeffrey Uchin, Lulu He

19.11.2022 | Review Article

The influence of meniscal pathology in the incidence of knee osteoarthritis: a review

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common and disabling condition in older adults worldwide. In the USA, approximately 14 million individuals have symptomatic knee OA (KOA), 6 million of whom are between the ages of 45 and 65 [ 1 ]. As the population ages …

verfasst von:
Hanna Mass, Jeffrey N. Katz

17.11.2022 | Case Report

Sinding–Larsen–Johansson syndrome with minimally displaced patellar sleeve avulsion fracture: a case report with multimodality approach and literature review

Sinding–Larsen–Johansson syndrome is an osteochondrosis affecting the inferior pole of the patella. Most cases can be easily diagnosed with adequate clinical history, physical examination, and proper imaging, including conventional radiography …

verfasst von:
Eduardo Negrão, Els van den Eede, Anastasios Kyriazopoulos, Marc G. Romijn

16.11.2022 | Review Article

Radiomics-based approaches outperform visual analysis for differentiating lipoma from atypical lipomatous tumors: a review

Lipomatous tumours are the most common soft tissue tumors, largely due to the high prevalence of benign lipomas [ 1 ]. Among soft tissue sarcomas, liposarcoma is the most encountered subtype [ 1 ]. Atypical lipomatous tumour/well-differentiated …

verfasst von:
Jordan Haidey, Gavin Low, Mitchell P. Wilson

16.11.2022 | Case Report

Lewis-Sumner syndrome: contribution of diffusion tensor imaging in its differential diagnosis

Lewis-Sumner syndrome (LSS) is an atypical variant of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy characterized by an asymmetric sensory-motor neuropathy with multifocal distribution. The diagnosis is typically clinical and …

verfasst von:
Arantxa Alfaro, Sheila Picorelli, Javier Jiménez, Laura García, Angela Bernabéu-Sanz

Open Access 15.11.2022 | Review Article

Quantitative measurement of cartilage morphology in osteoarthritis: current knowledge and future directions

Quantitative measures of cartilage morphology (“cartilage morphometry”) extracted from high resolution 3D magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sequences have been shown to be sensitive to osteoarthritis (OA)-related change and also to treatment …

verfasst von:
Wolfgang Wirth, Christoph Ladel, Susanne Maschek, Anna Wisser, Felix Eckstein, Frank Roemer

15.11.2022 | Test Yourself: Question

Test yourself question: progressive right thumb pain and swelling

verfasst von:
Sonja Opper, Jeffrey Uchin, Lulu He

14.11.2022 | Technical Report

Augmented stress weightbearing CT for evaluation of subtle tibiofibular syndesmotic injuries in the elite athlete

Tibiofibular syndesmotic injuries occur in association with fractures or in isolation. In athletes, these injuries are often referred to as “high ankle sprains” and make up nearly 18% of all ankle injuries [ 1 , 2 ]. Syndesmotic injuries have …

verfasst von:
Tanner Campbell, Anthony Mok, Megan R. Wolf, Armin Tarakemeh, Brian Everist, Bryan G. Vopat

14.11.2022 | Scientific Article

Radiologists should use the hip-knee-ankle angle rather than the mechanical axis deviation to describe knee alignment

Knee osteoarthritis is common in the aging population and has been reported in as many as 12.1% of US adults aged 60 years and older [ 1 ]. Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is commonly performed for management of knee osteoarthritis [ 2 ]. TKA is …

verfasst von:
Priyam Choudhury, Scott J. Billings, Joseph M. Bestic, Jeffrey J. Peterson, Rupert O. Stanborough, Hillary W. Garner, Ronnie Sebro

11.11.2022 | Review Article

Update of pediatric bone tumors—notochordal tumors, chondrogenic tumors, and vascular tumors of the bone

There are numerous bone tumors in the pediatric population, with imaging playing an essential role in diagnosis and management. Our understanding of certain bone tumors has rapidly evolved over the past decade with advancements in next-generation …

verfasst von:
Hyojeong Lee, Annie Wang, Ryan Cheng, Jay Moran, Khalid Al-Dasuqi, Lina Irshaid, Ezekiel Maloney, Jack Porrino

10.11.2022 | Scientific Article

Helical CT versus intermittent CT fluoroscopic guidance for musculoskeletal needle biopsies: impact on radiation exposure, procedure time, diagnostic yield, and adverse events

Image-guided percutaneous needle biopsies are essential for the diagnostic workup of musculoskeletal (MSK; bone and soft tissue) lesions, with CT being one of the most common modalities utilized [ 1 , 2 ]. Helical CT (HCT) involves the acquisition …

verfasst von:
A. M. Cahalane, S. Habibollahi, S. J. Staffa, K. Yang, F. J. Fintelmann, C. Y. Chang

09.11.2022 | Review Article

Weight-bearing cone-beam CT: the need for standardised acquisition protocols and measurements to fulfill high expectations—a review of the literature

Weight bearing CT (WBCT) of the lower extremity is gaining momentum in evaluation of the foot/ankle and knee. A growing number of international studies use WBCT, which is promising for improving our understanding of anatomy and biomechanics during …

verfasst von:
Signe Brinch, Ruud H. H. Wellenberg, Mikael Ploug Boesen, Mario Maas, Finn Elkjær Johannsen, Janus Uhd Nybing, Tom Turmezei, Geert J. Streekstra, Philip Hansen

09.11.2022 | Technical Report

Ultrasound-guided temporomandibular joint aspiration: technique and results in six cases of suspected septic arthritis

Septic arthritis of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a rare but serious condition with high rates of post-infectious osteoarthritis and joint fibrosis [ 1 ]. Existing articles on TMJ septic arthritis consist of isolated case reports in the …

verfasst von:
John S. Symanski, David Gimarc, Brian Chan, Jason Stephenson, Brian K. Markhardt, Andrew B. Ross

08.11.2022 | Review Article

Musculoskeletal oncology and thermal ablation: the current and emerging role of interventional radiology

The role of interventional radiology (IR) is expanding. With new techniques being developed and tested, this radiology subspecialty is taking a step forward in different clinical scenarios, especially in oncology. Musculoskeletal tumoral diseases …

verfasst von:
Alberto Bazzocchi, Maria Pilar Aparisi Gómez, Makoto Taninokuchi Tomassoni, Alessandro Napoli, Dimitrios Filippiadis, Giuseppe Guglielmi