56M with new chest mass after recent cardiac surgery • Xray of the Week

56 yo M with complaints of new chest mass, cough and chest pain. Patient recently had a minimally invasive secundum ASD and PFO closure. Patient noticed a mass bulging on his right side at the surgical site when coughing. What is...

41 year old female. COVID-19 positive. SOB • Xray of the Week

41 yo female COVID-19 positive with LLE edema and Shortness of breath. 

Figure 1. Describe the abnormalities.

Figure 2.

A. Bilateral lower lobe peripheral ground-glass opacities (GGO) with confluent patchy consolidation (blue arrow...

34 year old male with chest pain and shortness of breath • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. 34 year old male with chest pain and shortness of breath.

Figure 2. A and B: Axial and coronal CT with cardiomegaly due to markedly dilated heart. Right pleural effusion (blue arrow). Low EF with contr...

Lung mass. Diagnosis? • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. What is the lung mass?

Figure 2. Pulmonary hamartoma

Figures 2A and 2B: Axial CT chest demonstrating well-demarcated, solitary peripheral, and inhomogeneous pulmonary mass arising from right lower lung lobe (yellow arrows). Note the low attenuatio...

Biventricular Pacemaker Dysfunction • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. Abnormal position of pacemaker.

Figure 2. CXR done 19 days after pacemaker placement. A- Note the retracted right atrial lead (green arrow) and right ventricular lead with shock coil (yellow arrow). The coronary sinus lead is also p...

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...

41-year old female. COVID-19 positive. Left side weakness. • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. CT scan and CT perfusion scan in 41 year old COVID-19 positive female with left side weakness.

Figure 2. CT scan and CT perfusion scan of brain with color mapping.

A. Non-contrast CT. Hyperdense M1 segment of...

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)


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

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...

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