Name the implant and potential complications • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. What is the name of this implant?

Discussion:

Mentoplasty refers to cosmetic chin augmentation that is often used to treat deficient chin projection caused by soft-tissue atrophy and retrusion of the chin (1). Chin retrusio...

Why is there contrast in the liver? • Xray of the Week

Pt with renal failure and multiple prior hemodialysis catheters resulting in SVC occlusion.

Figure 1.  CT scan of patient with SVC occlusion. What is the enhancing liver lesion?

Figure 2.

A. Axial chest CT showing internal mammary vein (orange...

What can you determine about this patient's blood work? • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. 

A. Axial CT.  B. Coronal CT. 

Figure 2. A. Axial CT. Note the prominent interventricular myocardium and septum (red arrow). B. Coronal CT. Note the prominent interventricular myocardium and septum (red arrow...

Why is there air in the aorta? • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. 

A. Axial CT. Note inflated intra-aortic balloon (red arrows). in descending thoracic aorta B. IABP inflated in descending thoracic aorta (red arrow). C. Sagittal CT showing IABP inflated in descending thoracic aorta (red arrow).

Figure 2...

21 yo F Cough. Nodule on CXR. Had a CT chest to evaluate the nodule. • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. What is the diagnosis?

Figure 2. CT scan of the chest demonstrating multiple peripheral regions of ground glass opacification.

Discussion:

This case demonstrates pneumonia in a patient diagnosed with C...

25F with headache • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. What is the diagnosis?

Figure 2. MRI Brain without contrast. Nodule of intermediate signal intensity in the anterior third ventricle (red arrow). Subtle on MRI due to intermediate signal intensity on all sequences, but definite contour abnormality in...

76 yo M acute right side weakness • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. What is the diagnosis?

Figure 2. 

A. T1 weighted image. Note the hyperintense nodules and masses with surrounding edema (red arrows). There is mass effect with narrowing of the left lateral ventricle and third ventricle, as well a...

RUQ pain, septic, unstable BP • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. What is the important finding on these images.

Figure 2. 

A. HIDA scan showing liver, common bile duct, small bowel

B. Magnified view HIDA scan showing common bile duct (green arrow) and duodenum (blue arrow). Note that tracer is...

40F with trauma and headache • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. What is the important finding on this CT scan.

Figure 2. 

A. Axial CT brain showing intraparenchymal hemorrhage (blue arrow) and subdural hemorrhage along tentorium (orange arrow)

B. Axial CT brain showing subdural hemorrhage alon...

29F with trauma and headache • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. What is the important finding on this CT scan.

Figure 2. 

A. Axial CT brain showing epidural hematoma in frontal region (yellow arrow).

B. Axial CT brain showing fracture of right frontal bone (red arrow)

C. Coronal CT brain showin...

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