José Vilar and Friends Case 47

Hello everybody.

Here is a new case from my collection to test your ability to see and your knowledge-

Preoperatory radiographs. No significant symptoms.
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May 2021
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José Vilar and Friends Case 46 (Update: Solution+Correction!)

Dear Friends,

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.

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26
Apr 2021
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José Vilar and Friends Case 45 (Update: Solution!)

Hello everybody.

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.

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12
Apr 2021
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José Vilar and Friends Case 44 (Update: Solution!)

Hello everybody! 

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?

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22
Mar 2021
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José Vilar and Friends Case 43 (Update: Solution!)

Dear Friends, let me challenge you with two cases of the same disease.

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08
Mar 2021
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José Vilar and Friends Case 42 (Update: Solution!)

Dear friends,

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.

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22
Feb 2021
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José Vilar and Friends Case 41 (Update: Solution + Points to remember!)

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.

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08
Feb 2021
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José Vilar and Friends Case 40 (Update: Solution + Points to remember!)

Dear friends,

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.

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25
Jan 2021
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José Vilar and Friends Case 39 (Update: Solution + Points to remember!)

Hello everybody,

welcome to the new year 2021! We all wish you a much better year, especially regarding the terrible pandemia and its consequences.

Here is a case from 2018 ( Dr. Edgar Lorente, Hospital Universitario Dr. Peset. Valencia) that I was reviewing recently. Let’s see what you think.

This is a 45-year-old male with long standing treatment for ankylosing spondylitis.  I am showing you previous images from 2014 and the actual radiographs in 2018.

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Jan 2021
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José Vilar and Friends Case 38 (Update: Solution + Teaching cases)

Hello everybody. Are you ready for another case?

This is a case that was provided by Drs Isarría and García Dosdá from the Radiology Dept. Hospital Universitario Dr. Peset. Valencia.

This patient is a lady 78 years old with suspected eventration. In her workup she had a Chest Radiographic examination and an abdominal CT.
Please look carefully at the images. The case is not easy, but I believe that it contains some teaching points…
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