Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Interesting CXR (9)

A man presented with acute onset of shortness of breath and clinical findings are of pneumothorax and an emergency chest tube insertion was done. However he remains in respiratory distress despite the procedure.
What do you think he is not improving and what does the CXR actually show?

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Interesting ECG (7)

(Click to enlarge)
I have this interesting ECG sent to me by a postgraduate Medical Registrar from Kenya and we would like to share this for discussion.
What do you think it is?

Monday, April 11, 2011

Interesting Imaging (2)

A man with unknown comorbid was brought in with unresponsiveness. No history could be obtained from patient or family. Some of his clinical signs (Panel A, B):
And the CT Brain is shown in Panel C.
Correlating the CT Brain findings with the clinical signs, what would you highly suspect? Please give the complete diagnosis.

Saturday, April 02, 2011

Interesting Chest Xray (8)

A 40 year-old lady presented with intermittent hemoptysis for 2 days and was referred from a district clinic with impression of possible tuberculosis. She denies any fever or TB contact, though she noted hoarseness of voice for the past 3 weeks but she thought it was just URTI. Further history revealed that she has feeling of palpitation for many months but she did not seek any treatment. After looking at the chest Xray, what do you think is the abnormality and possible full diagnosis? (Click image to enlarge)

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