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Imaging Case of the Week 149 Answer
The chest x-ray shows pleural plaques more prominent on the right midzone, in the shape of a leaf. This is called the Holly leaf sign, seen in asbestosis. The bizarre plaques are bordered by calcified edges.
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Imaging Case of the Week 148 Answer
- The chest x-rays show a thick walled cavity in the right middle lobe and an airspace opacity in the left upper lobe with cavity. There is a patchy opacity in the left lingular lobe. There is no pne...
Foramina of the Skull (Visual mnemonic)
- The skull has numerous holes (foramina) through which various cranial nerves, arteries, veins and other structures pass. To aid learning of these important foramina, I have created this visual mnem...
Imaging Case of the Week 148
- These chest x-rays are from a 21 year old presenting with a fever, cough and dyspnoea. He has no past medical illness and he is not an intravenous drug user. What can be discerned from the images?
Imaging Case of the Week 152
- The following inspiratory and expiratory chest x-rays are from a 20 year old with an asthma exacerbation. What can be seen?
Imaging Case of the Week 157
- The following chest x-ray is from an adolescent who has been intubated following a critical asthma presentation. What radiological sign can be seen? It is very subtle.
Imaging Case of the Week 158 Answer
- The supine chest x-ray shows a deep sulcus sign on the left, which is a radiological sign seen in supine patients with pneumothorax.
Imaging Case of the Week 162 Answer
- The chest x-ray shows the ‘Angel Wing’ sign. There is pneumomediastinum, as demonstrated by the displaced lobes of the thymus due to air in the mediastinum. There are bilateral pneumothoraces, more...