Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 85 – SOLVED!

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Dear Friends,

Today we are presenting chest radiographs of a 54-year-old man who has had a cough and left chest pain for the last two weeks. No fever.

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

Diagnosis:
1. Pleural effusion
2. Pleural effusion and mediastinal mass
3. Pleural effusion and pericardial defect
4. None of the above

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Happy Holidays from Prof. Cáceres & Dr. Pepe

Happy Holidays from Prof. Cáceres and Dr. Pepe

Season’s Greetings from Prof. Cáceres and Dr. Pepe

Dear Friends,

All the best for the holidays and the new year!
We are off on a short vacation and will see you again in January 2016 with more new cases.

José & Pepe

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 84 – SOLVED!

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Dear Friends,

Today’s images belong to a 63-year-old man with moderate dyspnea.
What do you see?

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 83 – SOLVED!

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Dear Friends,

Today I am showing chest radiographs of a 59-year-old man with abdominal pain and pruritus.
What do you see?

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 82 – SOLVED!

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Dear Friends,

Today’s images belong to a 35-year-old man with chest pain. What do you see?
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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 81

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Dear Friends,

This week’s case follows the pattern of a “Meet the examiner” presentation, with questions and answers similar to a real examination. Take your time before scrolling down for the answer. No peeking! My good friend Dr. Jordi Andreu has prepared the case.

Chest radiographs belong to a 69-year-old woman with cough, fever and purulent sputum for the last ten days. History of TB thirty years ago.

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Diagnosis:

1. Reactivation TB
2. Mediastinal cyst
3. Mediastinal tumour
4. None of the above

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 80 – SOLVED

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Dear Friends,

Presenting chest radiographs of an 80-year-old man. Images were taken 24 hours after embolisation of hepatic metastases. What do you see?

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 79 – SOLVED

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Dear Friends,

I would like to start the fourth season with an easy case. Showing pre-op radiographs for facial surgery of a 31-year-old woman. Check the images below, leave me your thoughts in the comments section, and come back on Friday for the answer.

Diagnosis:
1. Carcinoma of the lung
2. Subpulmonary fluid
3. Aspiration pneumonia
4. None of the above

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 78 – SOLVED!

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Dear Friends,

Today I’m showing a PA radiograph of a 49-year-old man with cough. Check out the image below, leave your thoughts and diagnosis in the comments section and come back on Friday for the answer.

Diagnosis:
1. Mediastinal lesion
2. Pulmonary lesion
3. Both
4. Can’t tell

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 77 – SOLVED!

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Dear Friends,

Today I am presenting images of a 72-year-old man with pain in the sternum. Check the images below, leave your thoughts in the comments section and come back on Friday for the answer.

Diagnosis:
1. Metastases
2. Chondrosarcoma
3. Osteomyelitis
4. Any of the above

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