• chronic
  • Imaging is therefore being increasingly used for the diagnosis of PID, particularly in patients with an uncertain diagnosis, in patients with chronic or complex disease, or in patients who have developed complications. (medscape.com)
  • Cystic
  • C. Cystic peritoneal deposits (Curved arrow), scalloping the liver surface, mimicking liver cysts in case of mucinous cystadenocarcinoma ovary in a 52 year old female patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • tuberculosis
  • Notable extrapulmonary infection sites include the pleura (in tuberculous pleurisy), the central nervous system (in tuberculous meningitis), the lymphatic system (in scrofula of the neck), the genitourinary system (in urogenital tuberculosis), and the bones and joints (in Pott disease of the spine), among others. (wikipedia.org)
  • Like tuberculosis, Crohn‟s disease also can result in granulomatous peritonitis13. (wikipedia.org)
  • tumor
  • Computed Tomography provides direct visualization of primary and secondary peritoneal tumor. (wikipedia.org)
  • These values are 10% to 33% higher than those obtained with computed tomography (CT).3 Because the most common disease of the urinary bladder that requires further imaging is bladder cancer,4 the most frequent indications for MR imaging of the bladder are staging of a known bladder tumor and follow-up of a treated cancer patient. (blogspot.com)
  • Computed Tomography
  • Computed tomography (CT) is particularly important for detailed preoperative assessment and evaluation of the radiological Peritoneal Cancer Index (PCI). (wikipedia.org)
  • Multidetector Computed Tomography (MDCT) remains the modality of choice for primary staging, especially in patients with poor compliance for diagnostic examinations, providing a great deal of information about a large volume of tissue and permitting assessment of metastatic extraperitoneal disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mild
  • globin chains contributing to a lower degree of disease severity in patients with mild clinical symptoms. (jove.com)
  • [ 3 ] Laparoscopy has been considered the standard for the diagnoses of PID, but it is costly, invasive, and has a reduced sensitivity in mild disease. (medscape.com)
  • acute
  • About 80% of patients with acute leukemia, 75% of patients with lymphoma, and 50% of patients with multiple myeloma develop infection during the course of their disease, and infection is the proximate cause of death in a substantial fraction of these patients. (nih.gov)
  • peritoneum
  • The dry or plastic form causes a fibrous reaction in the peritoneum results in adhesion of bowel loops andcaseous lymph nodes. (wikipedia.org)
  • small
  • The small bowel is relatively free of microbes, whereas the large intestine is populated with commensal bacteria that aid digestion, synthesize a number of vitamins, and break down bilirubin. (uptodate.com)
  • infection
  • The frequency of infection is related to the type of underlying neoplastic disease, and most infections occur in patients who are no longer responding to the therapy of their neoplasm. (nih.gov)
  • bladder
  • At the same time, urologists were using comparable instruments to examine the bladder, a technique of great importance in the diagnosis of cancer or of prostatic disease. (encyclopedia.com)
  • symptoms
  • Any disease eventually shows of the signs and symptoms. (blogspot.com)
  • The mesothelioma cancer features its own symptoms, however they often appear after much damage is performed, and also the disease doesn't have many specific signs and symptoms. (blogspot.com)
  • sagittal
  • Sagittal or coronal T2-weighted images may be obtained, if the anteroposterior or inferosuperior extent of disease needs to be evaluated. (blogspot.com)
  • radiologist
  • 1 The number of transplants performed each year continues to rise, 1 and the radiologist plays a key role in monitoring and diagnosing disease in this special patient population. (appliedradiology.com)
  • cause
  • Uniform/straight/regular thickening from oedema or blood (usually thicker), may cause scalloping/thumbprinting. (radnotes.co.nz)
  • 9 While some diseases, such as hematologic neoplasms, cause neutropenia, it occurs most often as a result of the myelosuppression caused by antineoplastic chemotherapy, especially when such therapy is administered at doses designed to achieve maximum antitumor activity. (nih.gov)
  • complications
  • [ 15 ] In developing countries, sexually transmitted infections and their complications rank in the top 5 disease categories for which adults seek health care. (medscape.com)
  • cases
  • It is estimated that in 2017, there will be 135,430 new cases diagnosed in the United States and an estimated 50,260 people will die of the disease. (medscape.com)
  • Peritoneal mesothelioma cancer evolves within the abdomen and comprises roughly 30% of mesothelioma cancer cases. (blogspot.com)