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Chest x-ray of lucency in left upper lobe

Chest xray shows a lucency in the left upper lobe. What is your differential diagnosis? #FridayQuizDay


T1 axial MRI with contrast of a dumbbell tumor at T5-6

41yoM presented to neurosurgery after visiting the ED for cough and 3-4 year history of right-sided chest pain. T1 axial ...


CT scan of bilateral aspergillomas

A 40 year-old female with a known history of sarcoidosis presented with recurrent hemoptysis for 3 weeks. A CT scan ...


Pharyngeal swelling

Soft tissue swelling or mass? 27 y/o with cc congestion.


Hyperinflated lungs in emphysema on x-ray

58F. SOB. Textbook example of what condition?


Tibial plateau fractures

66 y/o active guy in an MVA with bilateral Schatzker VI tibial plateau fractures. What are your thoughts?


Pulmonary hypoplasi

#Pulmonary-hypoplasia in a 22-week-old infant, delivered via spontaneous vaginal delivery for non-reassuring fetal heart tones, but stillborn on delivery. Note ...


Tinea corporis on chest

11 year old boy whose cat ate a mouse 4 days ago, the cat died the same day, and the ...


Digital clubbing

Female, 56 years old.She smoked during 45 years. She smokes 20 cigarettes / day. What change is possible to identify ...


CT of acute on chronic subdural hematoma

Vomiting,coma. Anticoagulation with Warfarin. INR 4,0


Normal heart and lungs of a newborn

#Heart and #Lungs from a term baby who died shortly after delivery. Autopsy revealed #Necrotizing-enterocolitis to be the cause of ...


endotracheal tube blood clot

Blood clot removed from a patient's mouth after having multiple trach changes for large ETT cuff leak. Either was sitting ...


Pulmonary insterstitial emphysema on chest xray

Chest x-ray shows course opacities of both lungs. Small circular lucencies overlie both lungs in a pattern typical of pulmonary ...


complete atelectasis of the left lung in chest xray

85y male admitted to ED due to SOB and mental confusion. PMH of stroke and COPD. Chest X-ray showed complete ...


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 ...


cavernous hemangiomas in upper chest

A 2 months old baby girl presented 2 weeks ago w/ shortness of breath & hoarseness of voice/stridor. She was ...


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 ...



15 year old from sub saharan Africa. Reportedly hardened/ thickened skin present since shortly after birth, worsening over course of ...


Pulmonary insterstitial emphysema on chest x-ray

Chest x-ray shows course opacities of both lungs. Small circular lucencies overlie both lungs in a pattern typical of pulmonary ...


Antibiotic-resistant bacteria by WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released the first list of antibiotic-resistant priority pathogens. In the publication are 12 families ...


Pneumopericardium on chest x-ray

23M previously healthy presents to emerge after experiencing sudden onset central #chestpain and some #shortnessofbreath while lifting weights. No associated ...


Bordatella bronchiseptica in lung culture

This is from a lung culture of a chronic lung patient growing a non lactose fermenting GNR that is oxidase ...


Chest X-ray of the patient with history of cough

72 year old male presented with history of dry #Cough for 7 days and became productive with blood for 3 ...


Bronchiectasis on chest CT

There is extensive varicoid bronchiectasis throughout the lungs. Cystic fibrosis is the most common lethal inherited disease in Caucasians. Most ...


Right-sided pneumothorax on chest x-ray

19y old boy, coming to the ER with spontaneous chest pain by playing football. #Pneumothorax


Empyema suspected due to leukocytosis on chest x-ray

elderly lady with increasing shortness of breath over the last week. WBC 24k


Pulmonary tuberculosis on chest x-ray

male aged 60 years with prolonged cough and fever. Unfortunately he didn't survive.


Hiatal hernia on x-ray

70 year old female with minimal PMH presents to clinic with non-productive #Cough for 6 months. What is the likely ...


Tracheal resection due to HPV exposure and subsequent cancer

Tracheal resection due to HPV exposure and subsequent Cancer. Sterile #Airway-(artificial) created to allow for direct insertion distal of margin ...


Klebsiella pneumonia on CT

50's alcoholic male and #Critically-ill-patient with #klebsiella PNA. Respiratory failure and septic shock at time of CT in image 1. ...

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