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Volume 26 Number 1 Year 2022

27 articles in this issue 

Sereesh Moodley,Tanusha Sewchuran

AbstractBackground: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and the subsequent global outbreak (coronavirus disease 2019 [COVID-19]) was declared a public health emergency in January 2020. Recent radiologic literature regarding C... see more


Sabelo H. Mabaso,Deepa Bhana-Nathoo,Susan Lucas

AbstractBackground: Globally, adults presenting with seizures account for 1% – 2% of visits to emergency departments (EDs), of which 25% are new-onset seizures. Neuroimaging is essential as part of the initial workup. Multiple studies have demonstrat... see more


Diane Wiese,Leisha Rajkumar,Susan Lucas,David Clopton,Jacob Benfield,Jason DeBerry

AbstractBackground: South Africa bares a significant burden of HIV and imaging is commonly performed as part of the workup for respiratory distress.Objectives: The aim of this study was to document the prevalence of pulmonary thrombo-embolic dis... see more


Robyn M. Wessels,Halvani Moodley

AbstractBackground: In its severest form, non-accidental injury (NAI) in children is fatal. South Africa has been reported to have double the global average of child homicides. Autopsy is the main investigation in fatal NAI with post-mortem skeletal ... see more


Petri Ahlers,Mariam Q. Said-Hartley

AbstractBackground: A high incidence of thromboembolic phenomena has been widely reported in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pneumonia. There is, however, a paucity of data detailing the incidence and characteristics of pulmonary em... see more


Pilasande Hlwatika,Timothy C. Hardcastle

AbstractBackground: The incidence of concurrent traumatic brain injury (TBI) and cervical spine injury (c-spine) is relatively high, with a variety of risk factors.Objectives: The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence and related ... see more


Derik J. Basson,Halvani Moodley

AbstractBackground: Undiagnosed pulmonary embolism carries high mortality and morbidity. Computed tomography pulmonary angiogram (CTPA) is the diagnostic method of choice for accurate diagnosis. Inadequate contrast opacification is the second most co... see more


Bradley C. Messiahs,Richard D. Pitcher

AbstractBackground: Bilious vomiting in children requires an urgent evaluation with upper gastrointestinal (UGI) fluoroscopy as it may herald life-threatening midgut malrotation with volvulus (MMWV). There are no published data available on the durat... see more


Jacques du Plessis,Sharadini K. Gounden,Carolyn Lewis

AbstractBackground: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common cause of paediatric morbidity and mortality, with higher TBI rates in low- and middle-income countries. Non-contrast brain CT is the gold standard for diagnosing intracranial injuries; howe... see more


Ranjit Singh,Mitchell P. Wilson,Florin Manolea,Bilal Ahmed,Christopher Fung,Darryn Receveur,Gavin Low

AbstractBackground: Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) can be diagnosed non-invasively, provided certain imaging criteria are met. However, the recent Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS) version 2018 has not been widely validated.Objectives... see more


Salman S. Ahmed,Callen K. Onyambu,Eunice Omamo,Alfred Odhiambo

AbstractBackground: Clinical imaging guidelines assist doctors in selecting the most appropriate radiological investigation(s) according to the patient’s clinical presentation and also help to avoid unnecessary radiation exposure.Objectives: Thi... see more


Yusuf Parak,Razaan Davis,Michelle Barnard,Amanda Fernandez,Keith Cloete,Matodzi Mukosi,Richard D. Pitcher

AbstractBackground: Disparities in MR access between different countries and healthcare systems are well documented. Determinants of unequal access within the same healthcare system and geographical region are poorly understood.Objective: An ana... see more


Riaan Potgieter,Piet Becker,Farhana Suleman

AbstractBackground: Pulmonary thromboembolism is one of the leading causes of maternal death worldwide. Globally there has been increasing physician reliance on CT pulmonary angiogram for definitive diagnoses and exclusion of pulmonary thromboembolis... see more


Mohammed Y. Tahir,Maurice Mars,Richard E. Scott

AbstracteHealth is promoted as a means to strengthen health systems and facilitate universal health coverage. Sub-components (e.g. telehealth, telemedicine, mhealth) are seen as mitigators of healthcare provider shortages and poor rural and remote access.... see more


Stuti Chandola,M. Sarthak Swarup,Radhika Batra,Alpana Manchanda

AbstractMyeloid sarcoma or chloroma is a localised tumour characterised by extramedullary proliferation of precursor myeloid cells. Commonly occurring in association with acute myeloid leukaemia, chloroma can occasionally be seen in myeloproliferative dis... see more


Sanjay M. Khaladkar,Darshana Dilip,Rahul Arkar,Vijetha Chanabasanavar,Purnachandra Lamghare

AbstractCarotid webs are important, often undiagnosed causes of cryptogenic and recurrent strokes. CT angiography and digital subtraction angiography adequately demonstrate webs as linear filling defects in the carotid bulb. However, findings are overlook... see more


Johan Sothmann,Shaun Adam,Gideon van Tonder,Razaan Davis,Leon Janse van Rensburg

AbstractBilateral acute hearing loss is rare, and the aetiology is poorly defined. Less common treatable pathologies such as otosyphilis must be part of the differential diagnosis and should be actively excluded. We present a case of a 23-year-old woman w... see more


Farhana E. Suleman,Moipone N. Vilakazi,Meshack Bida,Richard Edwards

AbstractGiant cell tumour (GCT) arising from the soft tissues of the breast is a rare disease with only eight cases previously reported in the literature. We present a case of histologically proven GCT of the breast, which demonstrated recurrence a few mo... see more


Luke D. Metelo-Liquito,Thandi E. Buthelezi

AbstractA sellar spine is a rare osseous projection from the dorsum sellae, resulting in variable compression of sellar and suprasellar structures and varied clinical presentations. CT is the diagnostic modality of choice, while variable signal intensity ... see more


Saumya Pandey,Nitin Agarwal,Vidushi Gupta,Ashok Sharma,Anil Aggarwal,Sunita Gupta,Ram Krishan

AbstractIntraductal papillary neoplasm of the bile duct (IPN-B) is a rare preinvasive intraductal pathology of the biliary tract. It should be differentiated from other more common benign or malignant causes of biliary obstruction and dilatation such as c... see more


Sneha Harish C,Rashmi Dixit,Sapna Singh,Anjali Prakash

AbstractPancreatic pseudocyst is a common complication that can occur following acute or chronic pancreatitis. Commonly, they are peripancreatic in location. Rarely, they can extend to the mediastinum, and further extension to the neck is even rarer. A 55... see more


Monish G. Karthikeyan,Poojitha Ronda,Prabhu C. Sugumaran

AbstractSubpial haemorrhage is a rare cause of seizures in term neonates. A 3-day-old male infant, born at term with no history of perinatal hypoxia, presented with seizures and unremarkable physical examination in the interictal state. Imaging demonstrat... see more


Humphrey Mapuranga,Bianca Douglas-Jones,Danelo du Plessis,Camilla E. le Roux,Christel du Buisson,Shahida Moosa

AbstractRenal cell carcinoma is rarely described in paediatric patients with tuberous sclerosis complex. This report describes a case of an 11-year-old male with tuberous sclerosis-associated renal cell carcinoma.


Pavel Burko,Nitin Juggath,Ruslan Iliasov,Mariya Fedorova,Natalia Nazarova

AbstractFatty liver disease (FLD) is a common, benign pathology often found incidentally. We present a clinical case in which metastatic liver disease was suspected on initial imaging studies. Following further investigations, a diagnosis of ‘non-alcoholi... see more


Binit Sureka,Siddhi Chawla,Sudeep Khera,Ashish Agarwal,Chhagan L. Birda,Sandeep Bairwa

AbstractThis report describes the radiological and endoscopic findings in a 54-year-old male who presented with epigastric pain. The patient underwent an upper gastrointestinal (GI) barium study followed by axial imaging, which demonstrated nodular gastri... see more


Manish Kumar,Priya Singh,Priti Kumari,Rohit Kaushik

AbstractMeckel’s diverticulum is a true diverticulum of the alimentary tract occurring resulting from the persistence of remnants of the vitello-intestinal duct. They are often asymptomatic and incidentally diagnosed during surgery. Complications such as ... see more