Patricia L Abbitt

Patricia L Abbitt, M.D.

PROFESSOR

Department: MD-RADIOLGY-BODY IMAGING
Business Phone: (352) 265-0291
Business Email: abbitp@radiology.ufl.edu

About Patricia L Abbitt

Dr. Abbitt earned her BA in 1976 at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA and her M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA in 1981. She completed her internship in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Maine Medical Center in 1982 and her Residency in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Virginia in 1986. She was the Academic Chief Resident within the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Virginia and she was a Fellow in Medical Imaging/Mammography at the University of Virginia 1986-1987.

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDT7760 Elect Top/Radiology
2015
BMS6638C Kidney & Urinary Tract
2011-2012
BMS6191 Intro Clinic Radiol
2011
GMS6090 Research in Medical Sciences
2023
BMS6634 GI and Hepatology

Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology
    American Board of Radiology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Radiology
Subspecialties
  • Diagnostic Radiology
Areas of Interest
  • Imaging and radiology

Publications

2016
Low Grade Lymphoma Mimicking Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma: When Do We Need Further Histologic Staging?
Case reports in oncological medicine. 2016 [PMID] 27994899.
2016
Prospective evaluation of CT esophagram findings after peroral endoscopic myotomy.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 84(3):408-15 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2016.02.022. [PMID] 26907745.
2012
Malignant transformation of a pancreatic serous cystadenoma.
The American surgeon. 78(2):260-3 [PMID] 22369840.
2012
Port-site recurrence of pancreatic adenocarcinoma following laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy.
Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 16(12):2294-6 [DOI] 10.1007/s11605-012-2050-z. [PMID] 23093448.
2009
Does surgical closure technique affect early mammographic detection of tumor recurrence after breast-conserving therapy?
American journal of clinical oncology. 32(5):499-503 [DOI] 10.1097/COC.0b013e318194f431. [PMID] 19528792.
2005
Esophageal perforation in adults: aggressive, conservative treatment lowers morbidity and mortality.
Annals of surgery. 241(6):1016-21 ;discussion 1021 [PMID] 15912051.
2004
Granulocytic sarcoma (chloroma) of the breast: a diagnostic dilemma and review of the literature.
The breast journal. 10(1):48-53 [PMID] 14717760.
2002
Ultrasonography of the liver. An update on new applications.
Clinics in liver disease. 6(1):17-28 [PMID] 11933588.
2001
Diagnosis of clinically unsuspected extrapulmonary tuberculosis by fine needle aspiration: a case report.
Acta cytologica. 45(6):1032-6 [PMID] 11726099.
1998
Stereotactic core biopsy reduces the reexcision rate and the cost of mammographically detected cancer.
The Journal of surgical research. 78(1):23-6 [PMID] 9733612.
1998
Ultrasonography. Update on liver technique.
Radiologic clinics of North America. 36(2):299-307 [PMID] 9520983.
1995
Color Doppler US of the orbit.
Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc. 15(3):589-608 [PMID] 7624565.
1995
Comparison of ultrasound, CT, and MR imaging in the evaluation of candidates for TIPS.
Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI. 5(5):571-8 [PMID] 8574044.
1995
Iliopsoas compartment: normal anatomy and pathologic processes.
Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc. 15(6):1285-97 [PMID] 8577956.
1994
Bubbles in the belly: imaging of cystic mesenteric or omental masses.
Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc. 14(4):729-37 [PMID] 7938764.
1994
CT manifestations of infarcted epiploic appendages of the colon.
Abdominal imaging. 19(5):449-50 [PMID] 7950825.
1994
Diffuse lung calcifications following fat emboli and adult respiratory distress syndromes: CT findings.
Journal of thoracic imaging. 9(1):47-50 [PMID] 8114165.
1994
Scrotal ultrasound for evaluation of subacute testicular torsion: sonographic findings and adverse clinical implications.
The Journal of urology. 151(3):693-7 [PMID] 8308985.
1994
The sensitivity and role of ultrasound in the evaluation of biliary obstruction.
The American surgeon. 60(9):683-90 [PMID] 8060040.
1993
Adrenal hemangioma: MR findings with pathologic correlation.
Journal of computer assisted tomography. 17(3):503-5 [PMID] 8491926.
1993
Breast implants, common complications, and concurrent breast disease.
Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc. 13(1):95-118 [PMID] 8426939.
1993
Hepatic infarction complicating a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 88(12):2095-7 [PMID] 8249979.
1993
Mammography: breast implants–types, complications, and adjacent breast pathology.
Current problems in diagnostic radiology. 22(2):39-86 [PMID] 8472590.
1993
Use of transperineal sonography to locate an obstructing urethral calculus.
AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 160(1):208-9 [PMID] 8416631.
1992
Gastric herniation and volvulus: CT and MR appearance.
Gastrointestinal radiology. 17(2):99-101 [PMID] 1551518.
1992
Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: MR appearance.
AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 158(1):77-9 [PMID] 1309221.
1992
Neoplastic and inflammatory processes of the peritoneum, omentum, and mesentery: diagnosis with CT.
Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc. 12(6):1051-68 [PMID] 1439011.
1992
Portal vein thrombosis: imaging features and associated etiologies.
Current problems in diagnostic radiology. 21(4):115-47 [PMID] 1628496.
1992
Splenosis: superparamagnetic iron oxide-enhanced MR imaging.
AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 159(2):333-5 [PMID] 1632350.
1992
Tuberculosis of the lower genitourinary tract: findings on sonography and MR.
AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 158(4) [PMID] 1546618.
1992
Ultrasound diagnosis of traumatic testicular rupture.
Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU. 20(5):346-8 [PMID] 1316378.
1992
Ultrasound guidance for biopsy of omental abnormalities.
Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU. 20(1):27-36 [PMID] 1309539.
1991
Abnormalities of the seminal tract causing infertility: diagnosis with endorectal sonography.
AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 157(2):337-9 [PMID] 1853818.
1991
Case report: percutaneous drainage of periappendiceal actinomycosis.
Clinical radiology. 44(6):422-4 [PMID] 1773565.
1991
Diagnosis of endometriosis by fine-needle aspiration cytology.
Diagnostic cytopathology. 7(6):606-10 [PMID] 1769289.
1991
Percutaneous fine-needle aspiration of bowel wall abnormalities under ultrasonic guidance.
Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU. 19(5):310-4 [PMID] 1651350.
1991
Real-time ultrasound for the detection of deep venous thrombosis.
Annals of emergency medicine. 20(5):494-6 [PMID] 2024786.
1990
Acute torsion of a renal transplant: cause of organ loss.
Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany). 4(2):174-5 [PMID] 2397187.
1990
Diagnosis and management of prenatally detected myelomeningocele: a preliminary report.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 163(3):1061-4; discussion 1064 [PMID] 2206057.
1990
Early diagnosis of spina bifida: the value of cranial ultrasound markers.
Obstetrics and gynecology. 76(1):54-7 [PMID] 2193270.
1990
Endovaginal sonography for guidance in draining pelvic fluid collections.
AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 154(4):849-50 [PMID] 2107687.
1990
Mammographic and histologic correlations of microcalcifications.
Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc. 10(4):577-89 [PMID] 2377764.
1990
Multicystic dysplastic kidney: natural history of prenatally detected cases.
Prenatal diagnosis. 10(3):175-82 [PMID] 2188249.
1990
Prenatal detection of gallstones.
Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU. 18(3):202-4 [PMID] 2155942.
1990
Prenatal diagnosis of eventration of the diaphragm.
Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU. 18(1):46-9 [PMID] 2152785.
1990
The role of ultrasound in the management of vein of Galen aneurysms in infancy.
Neuroradiology. 32(2):86-9 [PMID] 2204838.
1989
Carcinoma of the colon diagnosed by ultrasonography.
Southern medical journal. 82(4):532-3 [PMID] 2650000.
1989
Fetal intracranial hemorrhage and periventricular leukomalacia: complications of twin-twin transfusion.
AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology. 10(5 Suppl):S62-3 [PMID] 2505573.
1989
Percutaneous catheter drainage of necrotic tumors: CT demonstration.
Journal of computer assisted tomography. 13(3):437-9 [PMID] 2470794.
1989
Real-time ultrasonography for the diagnosis of lower extremity deep venous thrombosis. The wave of the future?
Archives of internal medicine. 149(8):1731-4 [PMID] 2669660.
1989
The sonographic appearance of extramedullary hematopoiesis in the liver.
Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU. 17(4):280-2 [PMID] 2497146.
1989
Venous sonography for pregnancy-related thrombosis: case report.
Virginia medical. 116(6):277-8 [PMID] 2669406.
1988
Breast hamartoma: a mammographic diagnosis.
Southern medical journal. 81(2):167-70 [PMID] 3340868.
1988
Breast hematoma following needle localization: case report.
Virginia medical. 115(2):78-9 [PMID] 3348053.
1988
Breast mass in a farm woman.
Investigative radiology. 23(2):144-6 [PMID] 3343112.
1988
Liver metastases: optimization of MR imaging pulse sequences at 1.0 T.
Radiology. 167(3):695-9 [PMID] 3363125.
1988
Nonproductive cough and lung mass.
Investigative radiology. 23(5):397-9 [PMID] 3384622.
1987
The carpal tunnel view: helpful adjuvant for unrecognized fractures of the carpus.
Skeletal radiology. 16(1):45-7 [PMID] 3823960.
1987
Young boy with abdominal wall abnormality.
Investigative radiology. 22(10):836-8 [PMID] 2962964.

Education

Fellowship
1987 · University of Virginia Health Sciences Center
Residency
1986 · University of Virginia School of Medicine
Residency
1982 · Maine Medical Center
Medical Degree
1981 · Tufts University School of Medicine

Contact Details

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