Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 112 – The Wisdom of Dr. Pepe (Chapter 5)

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The fifth chapter of “The wisdom of Dr. Pepe” is the last presentation of this blog series and ends the present season.

The axial CT images below belong to a 37-year-old woman, who was operated on five years ago for a retroperitoneal tumour. 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 162 (Update: Solution)

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The end of the season is near and I want to show easy cases. Radiographs belong to a 78-year-old woman with dyspnoea. What do you see?

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Jun 2017
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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 111 – The Wisdom of Dr. Pepe (Chapter 4) – SOLVED!

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To continue with the fourth chapter of The Wisdom of Dr. Pepe, I am​ showing PA radiograph of a 57-year-old woman with asthenia.
What do you see?

Check the image carefully, leave your thoughts in the comments section, and come back on Friday for the answer.

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Caceres’ Corner Case 161 (Update: Solution)

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I am doing spring cleaning of my cases and this week I am showing two of them. Radiographs belong to two unrelated middle-age patients with chest pain.
What do you see?

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May 2017
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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 110 – The Wisdom of Dr. Pepe (Chapter 3) – SOLVED!

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To continue with the third chapter of The Wisdom of Dr. Pepe, I am​ showing radiographs of an asymptomatic 52-year-old man with previous history of asbestos exposure.

Check the images below, leave your thoughts in the comments section, and come back on Friday for the answer.

Diagnosis:
1. Fibrous tumour of pleura
2. Large pleural plaque
3. Pleural fat
4. Any of the above

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Caceres’ Corner Case 160 (Update: Solution)

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Today I am showing a case from my good friend Jordi Andreu. Radiographs belong to a 52-year-old man with chest pain.
What do you see?

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May 2017
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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 109 – The Wisdom of Dr. Pepe (Chapter 2) – SOLVED!

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To continue with the second chapter of The wisdom of Dr. Pepe, I am​ showing radiographs of a 75-year-old man with cough and haemoptysis.
What do you see?

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Caceres’ Corner Case 159 (Update: Solution)

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Today we are presenting radiographs and CT images of a 35-year-old male tourist from Venezuela, who came to the ER with pain in the right hemithorax for the last five days. No fever.

As usual, check the images below, leave your thoughts in the comments section and come back on Friday for the answer.

Diagnosis:

1. Mesothelioma
2. TB
3. Metastases
4. Any of the above

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May 2017
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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 108 – The Wisdom of Dr. Pepe (Chapter 1) – SOLVED!

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Today we’ll start the third part of The Beauty of Basic Knowledge series, entitled The Wisdom of Dr. Pepe, in which I intend to summarise my basic approach to chest interpretation. Here I am showing radiographs of a 27-year-old man with moderate cough.

As usual, check the images below, leave your thoughts in the comments section, and come back on Friday to find out the solution.

Diagnosis:

1. RML disease
2. Pleural effusion
3. RLL mass
4. None of the above

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Caceres’ Corner Case 158 (Update: Solution)

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Today I am showing chest radiographs of a 47-year-old man with fever and moderate dyspnoea. What do you see?

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Apr 2017
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