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By Stephen G. Davies MA MB BChir MRCP FRCR

Chapman and Nakielny’s Aids to Radiological Differential prognosis has develop into a vintage source for trainees and practitioners all over the world, to hone their wisdom of radiological differential analysis for the main regularly encountered stipulations during the physique. it's a useful quick-reference spouse in daily perform, in addition to a vital examine instrument while getting ready for the FRCR or related examinations.

This new version is punctiliously revised and up to date in response to most modern scientific perform, wisdom and instructions. the 1st part offers lists of differential diagnoses, supplemented through notes on priceless proof and discriminating components. those support with the systematic evaluate of radiographs and pictures from different modalities. the second one part deals exact summaries of the attribute radiological visual appeal of quite a lot of scientific conditions.

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4. The metacarpal index is a poor discriminator between Marfan’s syndrome and constitutional tall stature. 1. Marfan’s syndrome* – although arachnodactyly is not necessary for the diagnosis. 2. Homocystinuria* – morphologically resembles Marfan’s syndrome but 60% are mentally handicapped, they have a predisposition to arterial and venous thromboses and the lens of the eye dislocates downward rather than upward. 41 DISTAL PHALANGEAL DESTRUCTION NB. Because of reinforced Sharpey’s fibres, periosteal reaction is rare at this site.

Free pertechnetate – thyroid, stomach, salivary glands. 2. Colloid formation – liver, spleen and sometimes lung. 3. Study on the previous day. 45 PHOTOPENIC AREAS (DEFECTS) ON BONE SCANS 1. Artefacts – the commonest cause. (a) External – metal objects such as coins, belts, lockets, buckles. (b) Internal – joint prosthesis, pacemakers. 2. g. cysts. 3. Multiple myeloma* – may show increased uptake. 4. Metastases – lytic: renal, thyroid, lung. 5. Leukaemia – may show increased uptake. 6. Haemangiomas of the spine – occasionally slightly increased uptake.

3. Neoplastic (a) Malignant. (i) Primary. (ii) Secondary. 22 Bones (b) Benign – an expanding shell or complicated by a fracture. , 2005. Imaging of periosteal reactions associated with focal lesions of bone. Clin Radiol 60 (4), 439–456. 25 PERIOSTEAL REACTIONS – BILATERALLY SYMMETRICAL IN ADULTS 1. 27. 2. Pachydermoperiostosis. 3. Vascular insufficiency (venous, lymphatic or arterial). 4. Thyroid acropachy. 5. Fluorosis. 6. Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH; Forestier disease). , 2011.

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