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Foreign body in esophagus

esophageal foreign body, child presents with significant drooling but no respiratory distress.


Erythema nodosum

Spot diagnosis. My first time seeing this in children.


Necrotic inflamed lymph nodes in the left neck in an infant

Axial contrast-enhanced CT in an infant shows a conglomeration of partially necrotic inflamed lymph nodes (black) in the left neck ...


left tonsillar enlargement in supine patient

37 year-old female previous long standing history of recurrent tonsillitis . Six months progressive left tonsillar enlargement , odynophagia , ...


lymphoepithelioma like thymic carcinoma in histopathology

this is are H&E slides of a cell block from the pleural fluid of a 61/F presenting with masses in ...


Fibrotic trauma of tongue progressing towards back

update to first case upload. 40 yo male, non smoker, heavy drinker. As in first upload noticed sore on tongue ...


Abdominal wall hematoma on CT abdomen without any cause except coughing and senility

70 YO female patient. She has abdominal pain which started while she was coughing. She has HT, Diabetes. She doesn't ...


lateral boarder of tongue lesion - biopsy results pending

Canker sore or early SCC?. Male of mixed race, 40 years old. Non smoker but consumes alcohol heavily. Current health ...


cervical CT after road traffic accident

27 y.o. male. car accident heat from back at 25mph. cervical paine , vertiginous syndrome, vomiting sensation. cervical plus T3 ...


Sleeve gastrectomy

#sleevegastrectomy item CO2 test for stapling lines leaks. No leakage. 400 cc insuflation. Perfect lineal stapling.



These all were found in a patient's stomach who was diagnosed to have Pica Eating Disorder


Choosing Wisely to reduce unnecessary tests and treatments

Routine prescription of antibiotics. Cancer screening in low-risk populations. These are some of the practices identified by Choosing Wisely, an ...


Laceration on forearm

89F dementia patient, states fell over "at some point" the previous night onto a sharp corner of a chair, opening ...



32yom presents with 3 days of worsening throat pain has a history of alopecia not currently on systemic steroids no ...



Fluconazole is an Azole antifungal drug, which decreases ergosterol synthesis & interferes w/ fungal cell membrane formation. Beware QTc prolongation, ...


Squamous cell carcinoma of the Pharynx

#Squamous-cell-carcinoma of #Pharynx in a pharyngolaryngectomy specimen. 1st picture shows the vocal folds. The orange arrow is the pharynx. 2nd ...


Lateral chest x-ray of a coin the in the esophagus

Lateral #chest x-ray is the best way to confirm the position of the #foreign #body, giving exact position and potential ...


Pyelonephritis on kidney CT

Oblique coronal contrasted CT image of the kidneys in a teenager with flank pain & fever shows patchy foci of ...


Zenker's diverticulum on CT

90 y.o. patient is noted to have diffuse esophogeal spasm with very poor mobility with delayed emptying of the esophagus, ...


Tracheoesophageal fistula on chest xray

Chest x-ray in a #newborn shows coiling of the enteric tube (arrow) in a proximal esophageal pouch characteristic of esophageal ...


Hiatal hernia on chest xray

#HM15 Soft tissue opacity projected over cardiac shadow with air-fluid level. This is a #Hiatus-hernia. Barium study or CT with ...


Squamous cell carcinoma on histology

#Squamous-cell-carcinoma #Folliculitis #Sebaceous-glands there's a lot going on here. I'm thinking Scc more opinions please thanks.


Hand Foot Mouth Disease

difficult case for me, 32 y.o. Make librarian presents with rash for 1 day. No significant past medical history, no ...


Beet fragment obstructing airway

elderly woman transported from nursing home cc choking. Respirations assisted w bvm by medics. Ao x 3, dnr. Sat pt ...


Obturator hernia on CT

90+ year-old woman admitted for vomiting and renal failure. Bowel obstruction suspected. CT shows obturator hernia so emergent surgery is ...


Hypoplastic uterus and vagina in Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome

18 yo female presents w primary amenorrhea, to assess pelvic structures. Figure one is a sagittal T2 weighted image revealing ...


Foreign object in esophagus on xray

2 yom. Presents to ED c/o cough and congestion for 2 months. Previously seen twice at pediatrician. No X-ray done. ...


Foreign bodies on abdominal xray

54 yo/M history of schizophrenia and multiple admits for swallowing foreign objects, initially unable to retrieve AA batteries x2, was ...


absent c-spines on xray

Pt was seen by my colleague and I saw the X-ray of C-Spine. The pt was discharged and I just ...


Tongue injury following seizure

Update: pt came back in for follow-up to show the current state. Reports that the "bite on tongue has healed". ...

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