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AuthorBreitenseher, Martin. author
TitleImaging of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors [electronic resource] : A Case Study Approach / by Martin Breitenseher, Herwig Imhof, Thomas Rand, Donald Resnick, Peter Ritschl, Siegfried Trattnig
ImprintBerlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2001
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-56563-2
Descript XI, 166 p. 100 illus. online resource

SUMMARY

The accurate diagnosis of tumors and tumor-like lesions of bones and soft tissues is often challenging, owing in part to the large number of such lesions and their shared clinical manifestations. In the past, imaging of these tumors and tumor-like lesions was frequently limited to conventional radiography. In recent years, however, the application of more advanced imaging methods, especially CT and MR, to the analysis of these lesions has become commonยญ place. Thus, the physician evaluating these tumors must become familiar with their manifestations in images derived from both conventional and advanced techniques. This book utilizes individual, carefully chosen cases to emphasize the imยญ portant imaging characteristics of a variety of significant tumors and tumorยญ like lesions of bone and soft tissue. The organization of each case includes a short clinical history, several figures that document the routine radiographic, CT and/or MR imaging features of the lesion, a discussion of the differential diagnostic considerations, the rationale for choosing the single most likely diagnosis, a description of the pathologic findings, and a few general comยญ ments regarding the specific disease entity. This format makes for easy and enjoyable reading and, further, allows the reader to test his or her knowledge of imaging findings in each individual case. This format is similar to that practiced at the viewbox or console each day at teaching centers throughout the world. It is a tested and effective method of instruction


CONTENT

Case 1 Hip Joint -- Case 2 Ankle -- Case 3 Hip Joint -- Case 4 Knee -- Case 5 Femur -- Case 6 Knee -- Case 7 Ankle, Distal Lower Leg -- Case 8 Distal Femur -- Case 9 Knee -- Case 10 Finger -- Case 11 Elbow -- Case 12 Thumb -- Case 13 Knee, Distal Femur -- Case 14 Spine -- Case 15 Shoulder -- Case 16 Proximal Humerus -- Case 17 Knee -- Case 18 Shoulder -- Case 18 Shoulder -- Case 20 Knee -- Case 21 Foot -- Case 22 Knee -- Case 23 Shoulder -- Case 24 Distal Femur, Knee -- Case 25 Knee -- Case 26 Forefoot -- Case 27 Knee, Thigh -- Case 28 Pelvis -- Case 29 Proximal Femur -- Case 30 Midfoot -- Case 31 Clavicle -- Case 32 Fibula, Lower Leg -- Case 33 Pelvis -- Case 34 Knee, Distal Femur -- Case 35 Lower Leg -- Case 36 Knee -- Case 37 Lower Leg -- Case 38 Knee -- Case 39 Knee -- Recommended Reading


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