Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 18 – SOLVED!

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Dear Friends,

My second case of 2013 relates to a 49-year-old man with shortness of breath. PA and lateral radiographs are shown.

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Caceres’s Corner Case 49 (Update: Solution)

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Dear Friends,

Muppet wants to leave air-fluid levels behind and put your collective minds to work!

The first case of 2013 presents the radiographs of a 56-year-old female who came to the emergency room with syncope. There is an abnormal opacity in the aortic knob. What do you think it is?

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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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Dec 2012
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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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Nov 2012
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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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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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Oct 2012
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