Computed tomography in unilateral extremity swelling of unusual cause

J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1979 Feb;3(1):67-70. doi: 10.1097/00004728-197902000-00011.

Abstract

Computed tomography (CT) were used in the evaluation of unilateral soft tissue swelling of unusual cause. Three patients with unilateral myositis are described and the diagnostic information provided by the CT scan is discussed. A fourth patient with lymphedema praecox and unilateral extremity swelling is presented.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Bone Diseases / diagnostic imaging*
  • Bone Diseases / etiology
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lymphedema / complications
  • Lymphedema / diagnostic imaging
  • Middle Aged
  • Muscular Diseases / diagnostic imaging*
  • Muscular Diseases / etiology
  • Myositis / complications
  • Myositis / diagnostic imaging
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed*