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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Oct 2012
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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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Oct 2012
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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 6 – SOLVED!


Dear friends,

This week I want to show you a neuro/skeletal case, relating to a 25-year-old male with a 3-month history of sciatica.

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Caceres’ Corner: Case No. 36 (Update: Solution)

Dear Friends,

Since you are getting used to difficult cases, Muppet is showing you an easy one. May the Force be with you. It is a pre-op chest radiograph of a 37-year-old woman with breast carcinoma.

Diagnosis:

1. Metastases
2. Granuloma TB
3. Hydatid cyst
4. None of the above

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Oct 2012
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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 5 – SOLVED!

Dear friends

Today, I want to show you a classic case of vertebral affectation. I’m hoping for 100% correct answers.

59-year-old female with lumbar pain.

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Caceres’ Corner: Case No. 35 (Update: Solution)

Dear friends,

Since some of you have been complaining about the cases being difficult, Muppet wants to show a really difficult case: a 76-year-old woman with previous heart troubles and currently asymptomatic.

Diagnosis:

1. Calcified pericardial cyst
2. Hydatid cyst of the heart
3. Intracardiac calcified aneurysm
4. None of the above

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Sep 2012
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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 4 – SOLVED!

Dear Friends,

Abdominal films are being displaced nowadays by CT and US; but they are still useful if interpreted properly. In this case you are provided with a supine film of an 84-year-old man who has experienced epigastric pain, vomiting and abdominal distension for several days.

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