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Sacral fracture on x-ray

adult pt, slipped on ice and fell on his/her bottom. Pain when sitting up from lying position. Diagnosis? Treatment?


neck and back pain on x-ray

I'm a Radiology student, today I had a 16yo male, MVA 3 weeks ago, complaining of mild neck and back ...


MRI of paraspinal mass mostly Extramedullary hematopoiesis

T1-W MRI in the same patient shows a mostly low signal intensity paraspinal mass typical of extramedullary hematopoiesis. Extramedullary hematopoiesis ...


Left sided shoulder pain

33y/o F c/o Left sided shoulder pain in area of supraspinatus. All ortho tests indicative rotator cuff pathology. Incidental findings ...


L4-5 spondylolisthesis

78-year-old female with ten year history of low back and right leg pain to the foot. Axial T2 image is ...


Back pain on x-ray

pelvic x ray of 50 yrs old woman complain of back pain which is intermittent since months and some limitation ...


Congenital cranioverterbral abnormality on MRI

congenital craniovertebral junction abnormity including basilar invagination, assimilation of atlas, atlanto-axial subluxation and C2-3 fusion.the last two pics were the ...


hydrocephalus from VP shunt obstruction

20 year old Hispanic female born with PMHx of spina bifida cystica and #Dandy-Walker-malformation at birth presents with decreased arousal ...


Renal stone in the ureter

Pt is a 20yo Caucasian obese male he came into our urgent care complaint over right sided flank pain that ...


volvulus causing toxic megacolon

38 years old female pt presented to ER complaint of abd pain with chronic costipation but she had acut attack ...


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 ...


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 ...



Here is the follow up to my earlier case: The US was done, and it was completely normal, both at ...


Astrocytoma extending from T7 to T9 on MRI

Previously healthy 32 year old male with no significant medical history. Complained of abdominal and lower back pain and now ...


Avulsion fractures on CT knee

Three avulsion fractures are present in this case. The vertically oriented fragment along the lateral tibia (pink) is known as ...


Rheumatoid arthritis with Boutonniere Deformity

Rheumatoid Arthritis 55yo F RVD + Presents with: RA related pain-> NSAID abuse leading to upperGIT(Peptic Ulcer) bleed -> anaemia ...


lumbar myxopapillary ependymoma

22 yo F with no past medical history presented to clinic with lower back pain that radiated down both legs ...


T12 burst with paraplegia

Chronic pain pt involved in moderate speed MVC. Restrained driver. C/o inability to feel legs or move them. T12 burst ...


Guttate Psoriasis

18 year old male with a history after using those surf wet-suit his body broke out in this lesions.No itching.This ...


Scoliosis screenings in California

In California, school based scoliosis mandate funding has been suspended for the 4th year. This translates to many school districts ...


Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma on MRI

4 Y/O Female with hx. of Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma. S/P End of Chemo and port removal. Sadly, there has been a ...


Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis on x-ray

69 year old male. Chronic back pain for last 15 years after sustaing a back injury at the time thought ...


Upright MRI

1. Great position for t-spine. This is just an example of a #uprightmri #mri 2nd shows table tilting back to ...


Severe scoliosis on chest xray

Severe #Scoliosis secondary to traumatic injury in a 60 year old man


Liver tumor with spinal metastases on CT abdomen

update from previous case. Abd CT to show liver mass that formed C1 spine mets


Fracture of sternum and spinal processes on CT

Male, 53 years old, motor vehicle accident


Gunshot wound to spine on bone window

25+ male GSW to the back. L-1 & L-2. Paralyzed from the waist down.


Scoliosis correction on x-ray

Before, during, and after pictures of correction of scoliosis for a otherwise healthy 13 yo female. Just thought it might ...


Left temporal epidural hematoma on CT

Head trauma & sequela: 52yoM bike accident presented in coma with dilated left pupil, intubated. CT shows left temporal epidural ...


Situs inversus

Term Newborn, x-ray day of delivery. Some deformities shown on fetal ultrasound, some surprises. What do you see? Healthy mother, ...

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