Caceres’ Corner Case 97

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Dear Friends,

Muppet wants to start the new season with a warm-up case, provided by my good friend and former resident Carles Vilá. Images belong to a 62-year-old woman who has had a dry cough for the last six months. Chest radiograph was normal and a CT was taken.

Diagnosis:

1. Coin
2. Chicken bone
3. Pencil lead
4. None of the above

CT

CT

scout view

scout view

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Sep 2014
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Caceres’ Corner Case 96 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

Muppet has insisted in presenting the following case: radiographs of a 48-year-old male with cognitive problems and episodes of amnesia. What do you see? What would be your diagnosis? Leave us your thoughts in the comments section and come back for the answer on Friday.

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Jun 2014
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Caceres’ Corner Case 95 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

Today we are wearing typical Basque txapelas; a gift from my good friend Dr. Estibalitz Montejo from Bilbao.

Below are two radiographs of a 45-year-old male with acute chest pain. What do you see? What would be your diagnosis?

Leave us yout thoughts in the comments section and come back on Friday for the answer.

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Jun 2014
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Caceres’ Corner Case 94 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

Dr. Pepe has urgent business (suspect he is visiting Miss Piggy) and asked me to cover for him this week and the next. He will be back with a new Diploma case on Monday, June 9.

My good friend and former resident Dr. Eva Castañer has contributed with this week`s case. Images are of a 74-year-old male admitted with hemoptysis. Leave your diagnosis in the comments section and come back for the answer on Friday.

Diagnosis:

1. Pulmonary infarction
2. Carcinoma
3. Tuberculoma
4. None of the above

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May 2014
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Caceres’ Corner Case 93 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

Presenting the case of a 85-year-old woman admitted with a severe urinary infection secondary to renal stones. Chest radiographs were taken one week after admission. Do you see any abnormalities in the chest?

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

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May 2014
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Caceres’ Corner Case 92 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

Muppet wants to test your diagnostics skills with the following case of a 39-year-old smoker with dyspnea. Check the images below, leave your diagnosis in the comments, and come back on Friday for the answer.

Diagnosis:

1. Bronchogenic carcinoma
2. Endobronchial TB
3. Benign endobronchial tumour
4. None of the above

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May 2014
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Caceres’ Corner Case 91 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

This time I want you to make an easy diagnosis in the case of a 79-year-old woman who was found unconscious at home. Supine chest film obtained on admission. Is the chest abnormal? What do you see?

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

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Apr 2014
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Caceres’ Corner Case 90 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

This week we are presenting pre-op radiographs of a 71-year-old man with torn ligaments of the right shoulder. As you can see, an unsuspected abnormality was found. What would be your diagnosis?

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

1. Hydatid cyst
2. Carcinoma of the lung
3. Fibrous tumour of pleura
4. None of the above

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Apr 2014
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Caceres’ Corner Case 89 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

Muppet is concerned about the few responses in the last case. He wants to show an easy case to stimulate participation. Showing pre-op radiographs of a 41-year-old woman with rectal prolapse. The opacity in the right lung was not seen in the CT. What do you think?

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

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Mar 2014
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Caceres’ Corner Case 88 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

Muppet considers himself a celebrity and, like everybody else, he wants to show you a selfie. Today’s case is provided by my good friend Dr. Fernandez Alarza. Radiographs belong to a 33-year-old woman with moderate dyspnoea. I showed it to Muppet and since he is the smartest guy in the Universe, he made the right diagnosis up to the last finding.

Can you guess Muppet’s diagnosis? What do you see?

Leave your thoughts in the comments section and come back on Friday for the answer.

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Mar 2014
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