Vasculitis mimics: cocaine-induced midline destructive lesions
The imaging demonstrated disseminated disease with a destructive lesion
of the right ilium and abnormal soft tissue in the bilateral perinephric space.
This clinical entity is rare, but it should be strongly suspected in a patient who presents with a destructive lesion
of the vertebra and a retropharyngeal mass that extends across the midline.
CT of the temporal bones revealed a destructive lesion
of the fight petrous apex, and MRI showed a 3.
Areview of his original computed tomography (CT) scan (figure) revealed the presence of a large, destructive lesion
that involved the sinonasal area and extended into the anterior cranial fossa, a significant degree of associated vasogenic edema in the adjacent frontal lobes of the brain, and signs of hemorrhage.
Radiographic images will often show a destructive lesion
with tooth displacement, but they are nonspecific.
We also review the pathophysiology and differential diagnosis of a cocaine-induced midline destructive lesion
(CIMDL), and we discuss alternatives to the use of cocaine in rhinologic practice.
As they are bone destructive lesions
, they are characterised better by CT.
Emphysema is defined by chronic abnormal inflammatory cell response resulting in destruction of small airway and alveolar walls, with coalescent destructive lesions
producing larger cavities resulting in bullous disease.
4,6) Gums are locally destructive lesions
in the skin, liver, bones, and other organs.
Stein, "Benign neoplastic and nonneoplastic destructive lesions
in the long bones of the hand," Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics, vol.