Aneurysms of the aorta are manifest by luminal diameter exceeding how many cm?
3 cm as measured between calcifications in the aortic wall.
Abdominal calcified lymph nodes results most commonly from what diseases?
The calcification is usually what size?
Granulomatous diseases such as tuberculosis and histoplasmosis.
10 to 15 mm in size, usually mottled.
Most commonly calcified abdominal lymph nodes?
Mesenteric lymph nodes.
It Is a suspension of radiopaque crystals within the gallbladder bile. Layering of the suspension can be demonstrated on erect radiographs.
Milk of calcium bile
How to differentiate renal calculi from gallstone on radiographs?
By oblique projections that confirm their position, as opposed to the more anterior positions of gallstones.
Calcified adrenal glands are associated with what diseases?
Adrenal haemorrhage of the newborn, tuberculosis, and Addison disease.
The calcification is mottled and in the location of the adrenal glands on either side of the first lumbar vertebra.
Pancreatic calcification is associated with what diseases?
Chronic alcohol induced pancreatitis and hereditary pancreatitis. Coarse and vary in size.
Soft tissue calcifications are seen in what diseases?
Hyperglycemic states, idiopathic calcinosis, and old hematomas. Calcified injection from quinine, bismuth, and calcium salts is commonly evident in the buttocks.
Rice-grain calcification in the muscle is a characteristic of what diseases
Peritoneal calcifications may be modular or sheet like and result most commonly from?
Peritoneal dialysis, previous peritonitis, or peritoneal carcinomatosis.