History of arrhythmias • Xray of the Week

What is the diagnosis?

Figure 1. What is the important finding seen on these CT images?

Figure 1A: Axial CT image of abdomen with hyperdense liver
Figure 1B: Zoomed-in axial CT image of liver- note the ROI is 154 HU
Figure 1C: Zoomed-in axial CT image...

1 month male old with vomiting • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. What is the important finding on this ultrasound of a 1 month old male? 

Figure 2: Ultrasound of pylorus. A.  Target sign on the short axis view with the thickness measuring 0.60 cm (N<0.30 cm). B. The longitudinal plane shows...

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...

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...

70F  with abdominal pain • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. Describe the abdominal findings.

Figure 2. 

A. Axial CT scan of the abdomen demonstrating small bowel obstruction secondary to umbilical hernia with collapsed small bowel distal to obstruction (yellow arrow).

B. Axial CT abdomen demonstrati...

76-year-old female presenting with abdominal pain for 11 days • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. Describe the abdominal findings.

Figure 2. 
A. Axial CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis demonstrating small bowel obstruction secondary to hernia with collapsed small bowel distal to obstruction (yellow arro...

What is the eponymous name of this anatomic finding? • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. What is the eponymous name of this anatomic finding?

Figure 2. 

A. Coronal abdomen and pelvis CT.

B. Magnified view. Cecum (yellow arrows). Appendix in inguinal canal (red arrows)

Discussion:

A vermiform...

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...

Name the anatomic variant and why it is important • Xray of the Week 

Figure 1. CT Scan - Name the anatomic variant and why it is important. 

Figure 2. Celiacomesenteric trunk. CT Scan - 3D angiogram image shows a common trunk (red arrow) which gives rise to the superior mesenteric artery an...

January 25, 2020

RLQ Pain in 54 M • Xray of the Week

This 54 year old male presented to the Emergency Department with right lower quadrant pain and vomiting. What is the diagnosis?

Axial CT with contrast. There is a thick-walled diverticulum arising from the distal ileum with surrounding mesenteric edema, and mur...

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