Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 112 – The Wisdom of Dr. Pepe (Chapter 5) – SOLVED! (for real this time)

Dear Friends,

The fifth chapter of “The wisdom of Dr. Pepe” is the last presentation of this blog series and ends the present season.

The axial CT images below belong to a 37-year-old woman, who was operated on five years ago for a retroperitoneal tumour. 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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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 111 – The Wisdom of Dr. Pepe (Chapter 4) – SOLVED!

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To continue with the fourth chapter of The Wisdom of Dr. Pepe, I am​ showing PA radiograph of a 57-year-old woman with asthenia.
What do you see?

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

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 110 – The Wisdom of Dr. Pepe (Chapter 3) – SOLVED!

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To continue with the third chapter of The Wisdom of Dr. Pepe, I am​ showing radiographs of an asymptomatic 52-year-old man with previous history of asbestos exposure.

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

Diagnosis:
1. Fibrous tumour of pleura
2. Large pleural plaque
3. Pleural fat
4. Any of the above

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 109 – The Wisdom of Dr. Pepe (Chapter 2) – SOLVED!

Dear Friends,

To continue with the second chapter of The wisdom of Dr. Pepe, I am​ showing radiographs of a 75-year-old man with cough and haemoptysis.
What do you see?

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 108 – The Wisdom of Dr. Pepe (Chapter 1) – SOLVED!

Dear Friends,

Today we’ll start the third part of The Beauty of Basic Knowledge series, entitled The Wisdom of Dr. Pepe, in which I intend to summarise my basic approach to chest interpretation. Here I am showing radiographs of a 27-year-old man with moderate cough.

As usual, check the images below, leave your thoughts in the comments section, and come back on Friday to find out the solution.

Diagnosis:

1. RML disease
2. Pleural effusion
3. RLL mass
4. None of the above

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 107 – To err is human: how to avoid slipping up (Chapter 6) – SOLVED!

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To conclude the section “To err is human” I am presenting PA radiographs of a 57-year-old hairdresser with interstitial lung disease, who is on the waiting list for lung transplant. What do you see?

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 106 – To err is human: how to avoid slipping up (Chapter 5) – SOLVED!

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This week I’m continuing with another chapter of “To err is human”; and today I am presenting chest radiographs of a 64-year-old man. These images were taken one month after a myocardial infarction.

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

Diagnosis:
1. Aortic elongation
2. Aortic dissection
3. Aortic aneurysm
4. Any of the above

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 105 – To err is human: how to avoid slipping up (Chapter 4) – SOLVED!

Dear Friends,

Continuining with the next chapter of “To err is human”, I present PA radiograph of a 45-year-old woman with chest pain and mild fever.
How many significant findings do you see?

1. One
2. Two
3. Three
4. Four

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 104 – To err is human: how to avoid slipping up (Chapter 3) – SOLVED!

Dear Friends,

Today I am presenting chest radiographs taken during a routine check-up of a 60-year-old woman. Radiographs were read as normal. What do you see?

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 103 – To err is human: how to avoid slipping up (Chapter 2) – SOLVED!

Dear Friends,

Today I am presenting radiographs of a 30-year-old man. They were taken because an abnormal ECG was found in a routine check-up. What do you see?

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