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radiodense

 [ra´de-o-dens″]
radiopaque.

ra·di·o·paque

(rā'dē-ō-pāk'),
Exhibiting relative opacity to, or impenetrability by, x-rays or any other form of radiation. Compare: radiolucent.
Synonym(s): radiodense
[radio- + Fr. opaque fr. L. opacus, shady]

ra·di·o·paque

(rā'dē-ō-pāk')
Exhibiting relative opacity to, or impenetrability by, x-rays or any other form of radiation.
Compare: radiolucent
Synonym(s): radiodense.
[radio- + Fr. opaque fr. L. opacus, shady]

radiodense

radiopaque.
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Osteoblastic osteosarcoma classically presents as an ill-defined sclerotic, radiodense bony lesion in young patients.
Correlation with radiologic findings is important because desmoplastic fibroma is not osteogenic; therefore, the lesion should not be a radiodense mass.
Manufacturers also have to contend with the increasing closure of breast imaging facilities due to financial difficulties as well as the widespread perception among clinicians that traditional mammography, perhaps combined with ultrasound for radiodense breasts, is sufficient for the early detection of cancer.
In the present case, the calculi were diagnosed by survey radiography and since the calculi were radiodense and sized bigger than 3mm.
However, unlike osteoblastomas, which form expansile, partially calcified tumors, osteomas with osteoblastoma-like features form heavily ossified masses with a less radiodense center that tend to grow as intracavitary polypoid tumors.
Osteomas are radiodense b onylesions that are characterized by replacement of bone with fibrovascular fatty tissue.
Jamaican radiologists report the use of less radiodense packaging material such as pig intestines.
In addition, because of several inherent limitations of film as a recording device for a mammographic image, conventional screen-film mammography is limited in its ability to detect cancers in patients with radiodense breast tissue.
A chest X-ray was done which showed the presence of a radiodense lesion in the retrocardiac region suggesting pleural collection which on CT scan found to be pleural thickening.
Radiographs may have been useful to rule out sialoliths, which are radiodense.
Radiographic signs: In most of the cases the characteristic signs recorded were marked thinning of cortices, widened medullary cavity, normal growth plate (physis), a radiodense band/ line adjacent to the physis, a saucer shape widening/broadening of the metaphysis (Fig.
The presence of a small radiodense lesion in the left foot was detected by on an indium-111 (In-111) OctreoScan (Covidien, Hazelwood, MO), which indicated the possibility of a tumor (Figure 2).