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?

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

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Dear Friends,

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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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?

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Caceres’ Corner Case 135 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

Today I am showing the second case of the “five easy pieces”. It is a PA radiograph of a 51-year-old woman for pre-op surgery of umbilical hernia. What do you see?

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Caceres’ Corner Case 134 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

April is the cruelest month. Dr. Pepe has eloped with Miss Piggy and has not prepared any Diploma cases. To cover for him I have selected five cases to be shown during April. Paraphrasing the title of a film by Jack Nicholson, I am calling them “Five easy pieces”. All of them show subtle findings, easily seen if you look carefully.

The first case is a PA radiograph of a 53-year-old woman, preo-op for bariatric surgery. Check the image below, leave me your thoughts in the comments section, and come back on Friday for the answer.

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Mar 2016
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Caceres’ Corner Case 133 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

Considering that this is Holy Week, I want you to do penance. This week’s images belong to a 73-year-old woman with mild dyspnoea and vague chest complaints.

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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Mar 2016
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Caceres’ Corner Case 132 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

Today we are presenting a PA chest of a 28-year-old woman with fever and pain in the right hemithorax. 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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Caceres’ Corner Case 131 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

This week’s images belong to a 16-year-old boy with a cough and fever for the last two weeks.
Check the images below, leave your thoughts in the comments section, and come back on Friday for the answer.

Diagnosis:
1. Lobar pneumonia
2. Tuberculosis
3. Foreign body
4. None of the above

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Feb 2016
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Caceres’ Corner Case 130 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

I feel we have been showing very difficult cases lately. To compensate, this week we are presenting an easy case of a 39-year-old woman, asymptomatic.

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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Caceres’ Corner Case 129 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

Today we are presenting chest images of a 47-year-old woman with a cough. What do you see?
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Jan 2016
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