Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 25 – SOLVED!

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Dear Friends,

This week I’m presenting the case of a 9-year-old child with pain in the leg after trauma.

Diagnosis:
1. Aneurysmal bone cyst
2. Simple bone cyst
3. Giant-cell tumour
4. Osteosarcoma

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Caceres’s Corner Case 56 (Update: Solution)

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Dear friends,

Muppet cannot find difficult cases and, despite himself, is forced to show easy ones. Today we’re showing radiographs of a 48-year-old woman who has had moderate dyspnea for a while.

Diagnosis:

1. Swyer-James syndrome
2. Tumour left main bronchus
3. Old TB left lung
4. None of the above

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Feb 2013
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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 24

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Dear friends,

This week I’m presenting you another new ‘Face the Examiner’ case which simulates a real examination. Showing radiographs of a 35-year-old male with high fever and left pleuritic pain.

Caceres’s Corner Case 55 (Update: Solution)

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Dear friends,

Showing images of a 30-year-old male, asymptomatic. What would be your diagnosis?

1. Pericardial cyst
2. Lung tumour
3. TB lymph nodes
4. None of the above

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Feb 2013
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Caceres’s Corner Case 54 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

My colleague Jordi Andreu, who is almost as mischievous as the Muppet, presents the following case: a 45-year-old woman with pain in the chest.

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Feb 2013
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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 22

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Dear Friends,

As some of you may be taking the Diploma examination during ECR 2013, I’d like to introduce a new type of post that I call ‘Face the Examiner’. Its purpose is to simulate a real examination: images will be shown and you will be asked to describe the findings. You should then offer a differential diagnosis and suggest a procedure that will confirm your preferred option.

The only difference with respect to a real examination is that you will be given the correct answers during the exercise. I’ll try to keep it simple by not giving long lists of possible diagnoses and by making sure the possibilities are coherent with the imaging features.

Our first ‘Face the Examiner’ case concerns preoperative chest radiographs in a 75-year-old man with prostate carcinoma.

Caceres’s Corner Case 53 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

Muppet is traveling abroad on a dangerous mission. If he doesn’t make it back, he hopes you will remember him fondly. For this reason he is showing a clear-cut case of pre-op radiographs in a 81-year-old patient with prostate carcinoma and right shoulder pain. Diagnosis?

1. Lung carcinoma
2. Fibrous tumour of pleura
3. Chest wall metastases
4. None of the above

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Feb 2013
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Caceres’s Corner Case 52 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

Showing radiographs of a 42-year-old woman with high fever.

Diagnosis:

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

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Jan 2013
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Caceres’s Corner Case 51 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

Muppet wishes to present the case of a 75-year-old woman with bilateral mastectomies for carcinoma 10 and 7 years previously. Chest radiographs and CT are shown.

Diagnosis:

1. Pleural metastases
2. Mesothelioma
3. Pleural TB
4. None of the above

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Caceres’s Corner Case 50 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

Muppet is so happy to have reached our 50th case, that he wants everybody to get the right answer. Here we have radiographs of a 52-year-old man with mild fever, blood-tinged sputum and left chest pain.

Diagnosis:

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

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Jan 2013
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