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...

Right eye loss of vision • Xray of the Week

What is the the name of the right globe abnormality?

Figure 1. Phthisis Bulbi on CT and MR Imaging

A. Axial CT scan of the orbits demonstrating the phthisis bulbi with dystrophic calcification (yellow arrow). The globe is small and deformed with enophtha...

93 F with trauma from a fall. Neck pain • Xray of the Week

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

Figure 2. CT scan of Type 2 dens fracture. Red arrow is pointing to the fracture line at the base of the dens.

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

Skin lesions and kidney masses • Xray of the Week

What is the diagnosis?

Figure 1. What are the important findings seen on these CT images?

Figure 2.

Figure 2A: Axial CT image of abdomen with angiomyolipomas (orange arrows).

Figure 2B: Axial CT image with sclerotic bone lesions (green arrows).

Figure...

Trauma. Wrist pain. • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. What is the diagnosis?

Figure 2.

A. PA radiograph of lunate dislocation with triangular, “piece of pie” lunate appearance (green arrows), disruption of carpal arcs, increased radiolunate space, and overlap of lunate with other carpals.

B. Lateral r...

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...

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...

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...

58 F with left side weakness • Xray of the Week

Figure 1. Name the important findings on this CT Scan.

Figure 2. Stanford Type A aortic dissection. Blue arrows (A, C, E) pointing at intimal flaps in the ascending aorta, descending aorta, and common iliac arteries. The intimal flap separates the t...

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