Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New X-ray technology can improve COVID-19 diagnosis

A research team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has, for the first time, produced dark-field X-ray images of patients infected with COVID-19. In contrast to conventional X-ray images, dark-field images visualize ...

Radiology & Imaging

Researchers use skull CT scans to estimate assigned sex at birth

One of the essential roles of the forensic anthropologist is the development of a biological profile from a skeleton, which includes the estimation of assigned sex, age, stature and possibly ancestry or population affinity ...

Immunology

Examining spleen volume and blood parameter correlations

The spleen is the biggest lymphatic organ in the body and its major roles are to create blood (hematopoiesis), to store blood, to filter the blood and to generate immunological responses. Radiological examination of the changes ...

Ophthalmology

First report of COVID-19 orbital involvement

A severe skin infection in the orbital area (around the eye) may represent an unusual complication of COVID-19, according to a patient report published in The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery.

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