Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 11 – SOLVED!

Dear Friends,

Since some of you misdiagnosed the right aortic arch in case 9, I will give you another chance with another mediastinal case in a 45-year-old man, who is asymptomatic.

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Caceres’ Corner: Case No. 41 (Update: Solution)

Dear Friends,

Since 100% of you gave correct answers in the previous case, Muppet believes you know it all and is considering retiring to a nunnery. Before he makes his final vows, he wants to show the case of a 35-year-old woman with a solitary calcified lung nodule, discovered in pre-op CT for a gastric tumour.

Diagnosis:
1. Granuloma
2. Chondroma
3. Hamartoma
4. None of the above

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 10 – SOLVED!

Dear Friends,

This week’s case is an 85-year-old man with weight loss. Would you call this study normal?

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Caceres’ Corner: Case No. 40 (Update: Solution)

Dear Friends,

Muppet is so happy with your performance that he has chosen a challenging case. The following radiographs belong to a 52-year-old woman with two episodes of chest pain in six weeks. The initial radiograph is shown, as well as a radiograph taken during the second episode. At that time, a CT was done.

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 9 – SOLVED!

Dear Friends,

As keen followers of my career will know, the chest is my particular area of expertise, so that’s where we’re returning this week. This case is a 39 year-old woman with a cough.

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Caceres’ Corner: Case No. 39 (Update: Solution)

Dear Friends,

Since we had very few answers in the previous case (too easy or too difficult?), Muppet is reverting to plain films and straightforward questions. The following are pre-employment radiographs of a 43-year-old female. She was told that she had enlargement of the ascending aorta. What would be your diagnosis?

1. Marfan’s
2. Aortic coarctation
3. Aortic valvular disease.
4. None of the above

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 8 – SOLVED!

Dear Friends,

This week’s case is a 61-year-old man who was treated surgically for colon cancer 9 months ago. Normal CT at that time.

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Most likely diagnosis:

1. Liver metastasis
2. Nodular fatty infiltration of the liver
3. Hepatocellular carcinoma
4. None of the above

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Caceres’ Corner: Case No. 38 (Update: Solution)

Dear Friends,

Muppet is getting old and soft and from now on will show only easy cases. Today’s case is a 33-year-old girl with fever and malaise.

Diagnosis:

1. Lymphoma
2. TB
3. Wegener’s
4. None of the above

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Oct 2012
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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 7 – SOLVED!

Dear Friends,

MRI of the heart is now a standard tool in diagnostic imaging. This week, I want to show you an MRI examination of a 62-year-old man with dyspnoea.

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Caceres’ Corner: Case No. 37 (Update: Solution)

Dear Friends,

Muppet is impressed with your knowledge. He tries very hard to post teaching cases and has decided to skip the multiple-choice questions in the following chest case, which is that of an asymptomatic 56-year-old male.

Questions in this case are:

1. Where is the lesion?

2. What is your diagnosis?

The first five radiologists to suggest the correct diagnosis will be given a DVD at the next European Congress of Radiology.

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