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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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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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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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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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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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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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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