Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 17 – SOLVED!

Dear friends,

to welcome the new year I am showing you the radiographs of a 70 year-old male being evaluated for possible lung metastases.

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Caceres’ Corner: Case No. 47 (Update: Solution)

Dear Friends,

In the best Christmas spirit, Muppet is presenting a nice case. These radiographs belong to an 86-year-old lady who came to the emergency room with chest pain. Pulmonary nodules were visible. What would be your diagnosis?

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Caceres’ Corner: Case No. 46 (Update: Solution)

 

Dear Friends,

Continuing with the December sale, I am presenting the case of a 25-year-old epileptic male with three weeks of fever and one episode of haemoptysis.

Diagnosis:

1. Tuberculosis
2. Pulmonary abscess
3. Carcinoma of lung
4. None of the above

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Dec 2012
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Caceres’ Corner: Case No. 45 (Update: Solution)

 

Dear Friends,

We are having a December sale (everything must go!) and during this month Muppet will show only cases with air-fluid level. We start with a vintage case (2002) of a 76-year-old male with left lower lobe pneumonia.

Diagnosis:

1. Infected bulla
2. Congenital cyst
3. Pneumatocele
4. None of the above

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Dec 2012
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Caceres’ Corner: Case No. 44 (Update: Solution)

Dear friends,

Muppet is in Chicago at the RSNA meeting. While looking for Miss Piggy, he found time to discover the following case: 65-year-old female asymptomatic.

Do you think the chest is normal? If not, then where is the abnormality?

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Caceres’ Corner: Case No. 43 (Update: Solution)

Dear Friends,

After the trepidation of case 42, Muppet hopes you get this case easily. Sixty-eight-year-old male with pain in the chest.

Diagnosis:

1. Tuberculosis
2. Bronchoalveolar carcinoma
3. Actinomycosis
4. None of the above

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Nov 2012
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Caceres’ Corner: Case No. 42 (Update: Solution)

Dear Friends,

Muppet is seriously considering retirement, seeing your level of expertise! You have nailed the previous two cases. We hope you diagnose the following one just as well: 45-year-old man with vague chest pains.

Diagnosis:

1. Aortic aneurysm
2. Intrathoracic goiter
3. Thymoma
4. None of the above

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Nov 2012
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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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Nov 2012
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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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