Alan Darby Award

Alan John Darby (1941-2004) Consultant Histopathologist at the Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Oswestry, Shropshire, UK. Subsequently moved to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore UK. He was an active member of the society since his election in 1993.

This prize was established by Alan's widow, Lucienne, in 2005 and is awarded for the the best case report published in Skeletal Radiology in the calendar year.

Persons Awarded By Year


Nicholas Rhodes
“Pacinian corpuscles: an explanation for subcutaneous palmar nodules routinely encountered on MR examinations.”
Skeletal Radiology, November 2018, Volume 47, Issue 11, pp 1553–1558


Deepika Savant
“Extraskeletal osteosarcoma arising in myositis ossificans: A Case Report and Review of the Literature”
Skeletal Radiology, August 2017, Volume 46, Issue 8, pp 1155-1161


Joshua A Delavan
“Gemcitabine-Induced Radiation Recall Myositis”
Skeletal Radiology, March 2015, Volume 44, Issue 3, pp 451-455


Flavia A Sakamoto
“Short-term spontaneous regression of myxofibrosarcoma in the scapular region”
Skeletal Radiology, October 2014, Volume 43, Issue 10, pp 1487-1490


Russel Chapin
“Imaging features in a renal transplant patient with calcineurin inhibitor-induced pain syndrome (CIPS)”
Skeletal Radiology, September 2013, Volume 42, Issue 9, pp 1311-1315


Gerlig Widmann, Werner Jaschke, Reto Bale
“Case report: Third-Degree Skin and Soft Tissue Burn after Radiofrequency Ablation of an Osteoid Osteoma Guided through a Triple-Crown Biopsy Cannula”
Skeletal Radiology, December 2012, Volume 41, Issue 12, pp 1627-1630


W. Banks Petrey, Robin D. LeGallo, Michael G. Fox, Cree M. Gaskin
“Imaging characteristics of angiomatoid fibrous histiocytoma of bone”
Skeletal Radiology, February 2011, Volume 40, Issue 2, pp 233-237


Masaharu Fukunaga, Kazuo Asanuma, Takeo Irie
“Peculiar Chondroblastoma involving multiple tarsal bones”
Skeletal Radiology, July 2010, Volume 39, Issue 7, pp 709-714


Lacey F. Moore, Mark J. Kransdorf, Steven J. Buskirk, Mary I. O’Connor, David M. Menke
“Radiation-induced pseudotumor following therapy for soft tissue sarcoma”
Skeletal Radiology, June 2009, Volume 38, Issue 6, pp 579-584


Tomoaki Torigoe, Atsuhiko Terakado, Yoshiyuki Suehara, Hisashi Kurosawa
“Xanthoma of bone associated with lipoprotein lipase deficiency”
Skeletal Radiology, December 2008, Volume 37, Issue 12, pp 1153-1156


Paul S. Furmanczyk, James D. Bruckner, Thurman Gillespy III, Brian P. Rubin
“An unusual case of Erdheim–Chester disease with features of Langerhans cell histiocytosis”
Skeletal Radiology, September 2007, Volume 36, Issue 9, pp 885-889


Hiroshi Hatano, Tetsuro Morita, Hiroto Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Segawa, Keiichi Honma
“Focal lymphoid hyperplasia in a lipoma, mimicking liposarcoma”
Skeletal Radiology, August 2006, Volume 35, Issue 8, pp 613-618


S. T. Schindera, M. Streit, U. Kaelin, E. Stauffer, L. Steinbach, S. E. Anderson
“Stewart-Treves syndrome: MR imaging of a postmastectomy upper-limb chronic lymphedema with angiosarcoma”
Skeletal Radiology, March 2005, Volume 34, Issue 3, pp 156-160