Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 93

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Dear Friends

This is the last case of the first semester. It has been a hard year and I need some quiet time. Will see you again on Monday, September 5 with new cases. Relax and enjoy your vacation!

This week’s case follows the pattern of a ‘Meet the Examiner’ presentation, with questions and answers similar to a real examination. Take your time before scrolling down for the answer. And no peeking!

The images were obtained during routine CT screening in a 72-year-old man, heavy smoker.

What would be your diagnosis?

1. Carcinoma in LUL and cyst in LLL
2. Carcinoma in LUL and cystic carcinoma in LLL
3. Tuberculosis
4. None of the above

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Jun 2016
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Caceres’ Corner Case 141 (Update: Solution)

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Showing today pre-op radiographs for a hip prosthesis in a 62-year-old man.
What do you see?

Check the images below, leave your thoughts in the comments section, and come back on Friday for the answer.

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Jun 2016
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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 92 – SOLVED!

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Today I am showing radiographs of a 62-year-old man with moderate dyspnoea. No acute symptoms. What do you see?

Check the images below, leave me your thoughts in the comments section, and come back on Friday for the answer.

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Caceres’ Corner Case 140 (Update: Solution)

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The case of this week is a pre-op radiograph for a knee prosthesis in a 57-year-old woman. What do you see?

Check the image below, leave your thoughts in the comments section and come back on Friday for the answer.

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May 2016
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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 91 – SOLVED!

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Today I am showing images of a 48-year-old man with two brain lesions and a pre-op chest radiograph. What would be your diagnosis regarding the chest?

Check the images below, leave your thoughts in the comments section and come back on Friday for the answer.

Diagnosis:

1. Carcinoma
2. Hydatid cyst
3. Pulmonary infarct
4. None of the above

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Caceres’ Corner Case 139 (Update: Solution)

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Dr. Pepe is back and he refuses to show easy cases. He has forced me to present the following images which belong to a 38-year-old woman with right chest pain. Check the three images below, leave us your thoughts in the comments section and come back on Friday for the answer.

Diagnosis:
1. Carcinoma
2. TB granuloma
3. Hamartoma
4. None of the above

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May 2016
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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 90 – SOLVED!

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I am back with a new case, provided by my good friends Paula García and Alberto Villanueva. Images belong to a 52-year-old man with a dry cough. Operated on for cutaneous melanoma ten years earlier. Check the images below, leave us your thoughts in the comments section and come back on Friday for the answer.

Diagnosis:
1. Tuberculosis
2. Metastases
3. Varicella pneumonia
4. Any of the above

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Caceres’ Corner Case 138 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

Presenting the last case of “five easy pieces”. Images belong to a 58-year-old woman operated on for carcinoma of the rectum four months ago. She is admitted to the hospital complaining of moderate fever and abdominal pain.
What do you see?

Check the images below, leave your thoughts in the comments section, and come back on Friday for the answer.

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Apr 2016
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Caceres’ Corner Case 137 (Update: Solution)

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This is the fourth case of the “five easy pieces”. Pre-op chest radiograph for lumbar hernia of a 54-year-old woman.
What do you see? Check the image below, leave your thoughts in the comments section and come back on Friday for the answer.

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Apr 2016
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Caceres’ Corner Case 136 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

Today I am presenting the third case of the “five easy pieces”. Images belong to a 63-year-old man operated on for carcinoma of the colon five years ago. Previous annual CTs were read as normal. What do you see?

Check out the images below, leave your thoughts in the comments section and come back on Friday for the answer.

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Apr 2016
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