Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 67 – SOLVED!

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Dear Friends,

The last Diploma case of the year presents the scout film of a 76-year-old woman after cardiac surgery. Is there something not right? Examine the images below, leave your thoughts in the comments section and come back on Friday for the answer.

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Dec 2014
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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 66 – SOLVED!

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Dear Friends,

Today I am feeling magnanimous, because vacation is approaching. I have prepared an easy case of a 75-year-old man with cough and moderate fever. What would you diagnose?

1. Lobar pneumonia
2. Carcinoma
3. Tuberculosis
4. None of the above

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01
Dec 2014
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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 65 – SOLVED!

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Radiographs of this week’s case belong to a 55-year-old woman, referred to our hospital for percutaneous biopsy of a lung lesion. Leave your thoughts and diagnosis in the comments section below and come back for the answer on Friday.

Diagnosis:
1. Carcinoma
2. Tuberculosis
3. Congenital lesion
4. Any of the above

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17
Nov 2014
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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 64 – SOLVED!

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Dear Friends,

Showing today pre-op radiographs for knee surgery of a 17-year-old girl. Check the images below, leave your diagnosis in the comments section and come back on Friday for answer.

Diagnosis:

1. Branchial cyst
2. Neurogenic tumour
3. Lymphocele
4. None of the above

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03
Nov 2014
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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 63 – SOLVED!

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Today I am presenting the case of a 43-year-old man with lymphoma, admitted with fever and left pleural effusion. Radiographs were taken after pleural fluid drainage. Check the images below, leave me your diagnosis in the comments section and come back on Friday for the answer.

Diagnosis:
1. Pneumonia
2. LLL collapse
3. Pleural fluid
4. None of the above

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 62 – SOLVED!

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Dear Friends,

Today I am showing PA chest and sagittal CT of a 66-year-old woman with a persistent RLL infiltrate and negative bronchoscopy. Check the images below, leave me your thoughts in the comments section, and come back on Friday for the answer.

Diagnosis:
1. Tuberculosis
2. Chronic aspiration pneumonia
3. Carcinoma
4. None of the above

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 61 – SOLVED!

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Dear Friends,

Today I am presenting pre-op chest films of a 48-year-old man with renal carcinoma. How will you define the lesion at the right cardiophrenic angle?

1. Benign nodule
2. Primary malignancy
3. Metastatic nodule
4. Can’t tell

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

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 60 – SOLVED!

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Dear Friends,

Today I am showing chest radiographs of a 78-year-old woman with moderate dyspnoea. Check the images below, leave your thoughts and diagnosis in the comments, and come back on Friday for the answer.

Diagnosis:

1. Mitral valve calcification
2. Pericardial calcification
3. Calcified ventricular aneurysm
4. None of the above

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 59 – SOLVED!

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Dear Friends,

This is the last case of the present term. I wish you all a very happy vacation. We will meet again in September.
The radiographs below belong to a 31-year-old man with vague chest pain. Diagnosis:

1. Aortic dissection
2. Aortic valve stenosis
3. Ascending aorta aneurysm
4. All of the above

Leave your thoughts and diagnosis in the comments section and come back on Friday for the answer.

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: Case 58 – SOLVED!

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Dear Friends,

I am back from vacation and ready for new challenges. Present images belong to a 70-year-old man with cough and fever. Leave your thoughts and dignosis in the comments section and come back on Friday for the answer.

Diagnosis:

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

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10
Jun 2014
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