Items tagged “chest radiograph”

12 results found
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Bi-lumen dialysis line

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 23 Aug 2009
60% complete
X-ray
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Adrenal metastasis from small cell lung cancer (FDG PET/CT)

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Chris O'Donnell
Published 09 Aug 2012
70% complete
CTUltrasoundX-rayNuclear medicine
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Trans-oesopahgeal echocardiography probe

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy
Published 08 Jan 2014
69% complete
X-ray
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Kirklin sign

The Kirklin sign refers to a deformity of the normal gastric bubble on an upright chest radiograph due to a mass lesion of the gastric cardia or fundus. The differential for a Kirklin sign includes: gastric tumour gastric carcinoma oesophageal carcinoma gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST...
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Twiddler syndrome

Twiddler syndrome occurs when a patient manipulates (rotates) a subcutaneous chest device to the point of detaching and retracting the distal portion of the device. It is most commonly seen with implanted cardiac pacemakers or implantable cardiac defibrillators (ICDs). With continued rotation, ...
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Right upper lobe pneumonia and iatrogenic subdiaphragmatic free gas

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 23 Dec 2015
91% complete
X-ray
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Mitral valve C-ring annuloplasty

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 21 Nov 2015
94% complete
X-ray
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Follicular thyroid cancer metastasis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Rodney Strahan
Published 05 Dec 2016
75% complete
X-ray
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Systematic chest radiograph assessment (approach)

One approach to a systematic chest radiograph assessment is as follows: projection assessment of the technical adequacy tubes and lines cardiomediastinal contours hila airways, lungs and pleura bones and soft tissue review areas Following a systematic approach on every chest radiograph ...
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Assessment of cardiomediastinal contours on chest x-ray (approach)

Described below is one approach to systematic assessment and associated pathology of the cardiomediastinal contours on chest x-ray. Mediastinum size: widened mediastinum can be seen in aortic dissection, traumatic aortic injuries abnormal contour, e.g. lymphadenopathy, anterior mediastinal m...
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Assessment of pulmonary hila on chest x-ray (approach)

Described here are points to consider when approaching the assessment of the pulmonary hila on chest x-ray: shape normally appear as gentle C-shapes on either side contents: pulmonary arteries and veins, bronchi, lymph nodes position left hilum is normally 1-2 cm higher than the right low ...
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Assessment of bones and soft tissue on chest x-ray

Described below are points to consider on assessment of bones and soft tissue on chest x-ray.  ribs rib fractures lesions (most commonly metastases): may appear as lucent and/or sclerotic; inverting contrast may help in identification previous surgery, e.g. thoracotomy with rib resection ve...

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