Tuesday, 29 December 2015

xrayoftheweek 52: what causes this appearance at the lung bases?

This is the final #xrayoftheweek of 2015 - what has caused the dense opacities in the lung bases on this chest x-ray?

Monday, 21 December 2015

xrayoftheweek 51: a barium swallow spot diagnosis

The #xrayoftheweek is this single image from a barium swallow study in someone with long standing dysphagia - what is the name of this classic sign and what is the diagnosis?

Saturday, 19 December 2015

xrayoftheweek 50: a classic barium appearance

The #xrayoftheweek is this image from a barium study - this is a barium follow through to assess the small bowel. What can you see?

Saturday, 12 December 2015

xrayoftheweek 49: what does this MRI sequence tell you?

The #xrayoftheweek is this panel of two images from a liver MRI - this is a specific sequence which provides the answer to the odd appearance of the liver. 

Which sequence is this and what is going on in the liver?