This case was sent to me by Dr. Ana Villanueva, a young Spanish radiologist actually training at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (Toronto).
Ana is a good representation of the new generation of radiologists. Her father, Dr. Alberto Villanueva has contributed to this blog (Case 31) and probably is partly responsible for Ana´s interest in thoracic Radiology.
This is a case from Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Canada
Dr Mohamed Saber and Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard et al.
16 year-old female
Reason for the study: history: cough, shortness of breath, right sided chest pain, fever x 3 days
Hello friends, this time, my good friend and former Resident, Dr Lucía Flors sends me a case that fits perfectly with our line of interesting and teaching cases.
Dr Flors is presently at UCLA in Los Angeles as Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology with special dedication to thoracic imaging. She has already participated in this blog with interesting cases.
A picture some years ago when Dr Flors, to my right side, was finishing her residency at Hospital Universitario Dr Peset. To my left Drs Elena Lonjedo and José Martinez, excellent interventional radiologists actually in Valencia.
The case: This is an 84-year-old patient with acute chest pain.
Here is a new case from my collection to test your ability to see and your knowledge-
Preoperatory radiographs. No significant symptoms.
This is a case that was provided to me some time ago by Dr Javier Lucaya, a superb pediatric radiologist from Barcelona.
A two year old with acute severe cough.
I’m back after a short Easter holiday recess. Now, let’s get back to a new case provided to me by Dr Juan Malo Ascaso, a young radiology resident, at Hospital Universitario Dr. Peset.
This is a 24 year old woman from Central America who presented with fever, cough and dyspnea.
Let me show you a case from my file- A case that may teach something about chest radiography.
This is a 30-year-old woman, radiology technician, with a recent pneumothorax. ( “rule out pneumothorax ”).
How would you read this image?
Dear Friends, let me challenge you with two cases of the same disease.
We embark today in a case less focused in finding a radiologic sign and more in a clinical context, but, of course from the imaging point of view.
This case provided to me by Dr Ruben Ruiz, a senior resident and Dr Santiago Isarría already known in this blog, both from Hospital Universitario Dr. Peset in Valencia. Spain.
This is a 52-year-old woman with Lupus erythematosus and a history of cervical cancer treated with radiation therapy.
The lady complains of right chest pain at deep inspiration.
Friends, the last case was seen by many, but only one person dared to try a diagnosis.
Let me see this time if you become more implicated. This is a case from my files. (Hospital Universitario Doctor. Peset. Valencia).
This is a 65-year-old lady with long standing cardiac pathology.
another case to test your ability to detect lesions.
The patient is a 68 year old woman. The finding was just incidental.
Where is the pathology and what could it be? Check the images below.