Wednesday, 25 March 2015

xrayoftheweek 12: difficulty swallowing

Back to the screening (fluoroscopy) room for the latest #xrayoftheweek case. This is a single image from a barium swallow study in someone who had mild difficulty in swallowing. What can you see?

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

xrayoftheweek 11: is this ultrasound abnormality significant?

 This week's #xrayoftheweek case is an ultrasound image to start with. This was seen in the right iliac fossa/right adnexa of a woman with vague abdominal pains. What could this be and what is it's significance?

(hint: previous salpingo-oopherectomy)

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

xrayoftheweek 10: why has this man got right upper quadrant pain?

This week's #xrayoftheweek is a CT case. This man had an unremarkable ultrasound for right upper quadrant pain, so he went on to have a CT. This is an axial image - what is the abnormality?

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

xrayoftheweek 9: a classic radiology exam xray

This week's #xrayoftheweek is a radiology exam classic and favourite. This is a routine CXR of a young man. What can you see? What is the diagnosis?