Abdominal pain with incidental lung abnormality on CT  • Xray of the Week

No SOB, cough or fever.

Figure 1. CT abdomen and pelvis showing peripherally distributed bibasilar ground-glass opacities (red and blue arrows)

Discussion:

On January 7, 2020, a novel coronavirus was isolated and named as sev...

Gunshot wound right groin 2 weeks ago. Pulsatile thrill • Xray of the Week

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

Figure 2:

A: pseudoaneurysm (red arrow)

B: right external iliac artery (green arrow), right external iliac vein (yellow arrow) Note there is co...

Diabetes and urosepsis. What procedure is indicated? • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. Axial CT image of the abdomen with contrast shows right renal abscess with ring enhancement around the fluid collection.

Figure 2. Axial CT images of the abdomen with contrast highlighting right renal absc...

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...

Sepsis and hypotension. What procedure is indicated? • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. What needs to be done for this patient with sepsis and hypotension?

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...

86 F in MVA. Neck pain • Xray of the Week

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

Figure 2. CT scan of Type 3 dens fracture. Red arrow is pointing to the fracture line at the junction of the dens and body of C2.

Figure 3. Anderson and D’Alonzo dens fracture classificatio...

28 yo male with wrist pain due to a fall • Xray of the Week
What is the eponymous name of this fracture? 

Figure 1: Type 1 Smith fracture: Volar displacement of distal fragment of radius fracture (blue arrow). Note that this is an extraarticular fracture.

Figure 2: Type 2 Smith fracture in a different...

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...

Forced plantar flexion on an extended foot. Anterior ankle pain and weakness • Xray of the Week 

What is the diagnosis?

Figure 1. What is the important finding on this MRI of the ankle.

Figure 2.

A: T1 weighted axial image with tibialis anterior rupture (yellow arrow).

B: T1 weighted sagit...

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