• ARFI
  • Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Imaging (ARFI) is a novel ultrasound elastography technology that has recently been implemented in the diagnostic work-up of patients with malignancies. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • The aim of the present study was to quantify the stiffness of the median nerve (MN) at the carpal tunnel inlet by acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) elastography and to evaluate whether ARFI can be used in diagnosis and staging of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). (readbyqxmd.com)
  • To evaluate the applicability of point shear wave elastography (pSWE) for measuring renal parenchymal stiffness in healthy children and adolescents and to establish norm values for shear wave speed (SWS) using two ARFI methods and ultrasound probes. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • The 13 patients studied, which included a combination of patients having an initial diagnostic workup or who were receiving follow-up treatment for pSS, had ARFI elastometry performed in conjunction with conventional ultrasound exams. (appliedradiology.com)
  • tumor
  • Some authors have reported excellent sensitivity with ultrasonography, though this study typically does not help the surgeon to understand the 3-dimensional (3D) relationship of the tumor to the parotid gland and the facial nerve. (medscape.com)
  • Tumor enhancement is variable and can result in a missed diagnosis if delayed images are not acquired. (medscape.com)
  • It is only upon post-surgical histopathology of the excised mass that the diagnosis of Küttner's tumor is definitively made. (wikipedia.org)
  • Given the difficulties of a definitive pre-operative diagnosis, the clinical entity of Küttner's tumor has so far remained significantly under-reported and under-recognized. (wikipedia.org)
  • Brunner's gland hamartoma, also known as Brunneroma or Brunner's gland adenoma, is a rare tumor of the duodenum and an uncommon cause of gastrointestinal bleeding. (biomedsearch.com)
  • examinations
  • Siemens, Germany)) was performed in the renal cortex of 528 healthy kidneys using a 1-6 MHz convex and a 4-9 MHz linear ultrasound probe in ventrolateral and dorsal examinations. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • In recent times, armed with a better understanding of the occurrences and observable features of this condition, surgeons are increasingly depending upon pre-operative ultrasonography along with Fine-needle aspiration cytological (FNAC) examinations to make an accurate presumptive diagnosis, and according to one estimate, about 44% of patients undergoing submandibular resection are found to have this condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Disorders
  • SS is associated with a number of other medical conditions, many of which are autoimmune or rheumatic disorders, such as celiac disease, fibromyalgia, SLE (lupus), autoimmune thyroiditis, multiple sclerosis and spondyloarthropathy, and several malignancies, principally non-Hodgkin lymphoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • autoimmune
  • Systematic review and meta-analysis of the epidemiology of polyautoimmunity in Sjögren's syndrome (secondary Sjögren's syndrome (sSS)) focusing on autoimmune rheumatic diseases. (sclero.org)
  • The symptoms may develop insidiously, with the diagnosis often not considered for several years, because the complaints of sicca may be otherwise attributed to medications, a dry environment, aging, or may be regarded as not of severity warranting the level of investigation necessary to establish the presence of the specific underlying autoimmune disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • SS can damage vital organs of the body with symptoms that may plateau or worsen, or go into remission as with other autoimmune diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • tissue
  • Eventual periductal and interlobular (inside the gland) sclerosis (replacement of regular tissue with hard connective tissue). (wikipedia.org)
  • bilateral
  • Primary glaucoma is a breed related disease, with bilateral clinical manifestation occurring in middle aged to older dogs. (vin.com)
  • Bilateral firm, smooth, and non-tender parotid enlargement is classic. (wikipedia.org)
  • adenomas
  • We performed a retrospective chart review of patients who were found to have Cushing disease and who underwent transnasal transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary adenomas between January 1, 2007, and July 1, 2014, at a tertiary academic medical center. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • fibrosis
  • We found fibrosis in 7 patients (26.9%), and these patients were not different when compared to the group without it, regarding the RTS global score, B-mode global score, age and chemokine and cytokines levels, but tended to have a longer disease duration. (bmj.com)
  • Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis (IRF) is a rare disease of unknown origin, characterised by an inflammatory proliferative fibrosing process occurring in the retroperitoneum. (biomedsearch.com)
  • commonly
  • Pituitary gland involvement in Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) occurs most commonly in the form of central diabetes insipidus (CDI). (biomedsearch.com)
  • The disease most commonly appears in people aged 40-60 years, but it may affect small children. (wikipedia.org)
  • occurs
  • Any of these conditions that occurs in a family can indicate a diagnosis of Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome, though it is only confirmed by a genetic test for a mutation in the FLCN gene, which codes for the protein folliculin. (wikipedia.org)
  • magnetic
  • Diagnosis of adenomyosis may present difficulty with conventional methods such as ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • We review the pathophysiological mechanisms leading to potentially false-positive and false-negative assessments, and we discuss the complementary use of high-resolution contrast-enhanced head and neck PET/CT (HR HN PET/CT) and additional cross-sectional imaging techniques, including ultrasound (US) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). (nih.gov)
  • mild
  • When the tumour presents with a small size, computed tomography usually demonstrates a well-defined, spherical mass of higher density than the gland pre-contrast, with a mild to moderate contrast enhancement. (eurorad.org)
  • Some people may experience only the mild symptoms of dry eyes and mouth, while others have symptoms of severe disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • sarcoidosis
  • The Heerfordt-Waldenstrom syndrome consists of sarcoidosis with parotid enlargement, fever, anterior uveitis, and facial nerve palsy. (wikipedia.org)
  • enlargement
  • HIV parotitis: Generalized lymphadenopathy has long been associated with HIV, but the localized enlargement of the parotid gland is less well known[citation needed]. (wikipedia.org)
  • obstruction
  • Swelling of the gland, also usually intermittent, often suddenly appearing or increasing before mealtimes, and then slowly going down (partial obstruction). (wikipedia.org)
  • cysts
  • The attenuation values of the mass are usually homogeneous and higher than that of the surrounding gland, though lower attenuation masses that resemble cysts are occasionally seen. (medscape.com)
  • The disease was discovered in 1977, but the connection with FLCN was not elucidated until 2002, after kidney cancer, collapsed lungs, and pulmonary cysts were all definitively connected to BHD. (wikipedia.org)
  • disorder
  • Researches on DH have shown that it is not just a bullous skin disease, but a cutaneous-intestinal disorder caused by hypersensitivity to gluten. (biomedsearch.com)
  • novel
  • This novel autoantibody is highly specific in the diagnosis of sSS, and the underlying molecular mechanism of the disease might be epitope spreading involved with vimentin. (sclero.org)
  • glandular
  • At the linear regression analysis, the glandular ESSDAI domain (B=0.49, p=0.04), the C4 level (B=-0.02, p=0.05) and the disease duration (B=0.04, p=0.04) were associated with the RTS global score. (bmj.com)