Items tagged “emergency medicine”

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Epistaxis

Epistaxis (plural: epistaxes) is the medical term for a nosebleed, and is very common in clinical practice with a broad differential diagnosis. Anterior epistaxes mainly bleed from Kiesselbach's plexus and posterior epistaxes (5% of all epistaxis) from Woodruff's plexus. Epidemiology Epistaxis...
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Traumatic bowel injury

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 02 Apr 2015
92% complete
Annotated image CT
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Seatbelt sign (abdomen)

The seatbelt sign is both a clinical and radiological sign. It is simply the presence of ecchymosis and/or abraded skin in the distribution of a seatbelt (i.e. horizontal and/or diagonal) extending across the abdomen evident after a motor vehicle accident. Epidemiology A positive abdominal sea...
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Orbital blowout and retro-orbital hematoma

  Diagnosis certain
Derek Smith
Published 10 Apr 2015
98% complete
CT X-ray
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Third metacarpal neck fracture

  Diagnosis certain
Derek Smith
Published 29 Apr 2015
88% complete
X-ray
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Posterior shoulder dislocation

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 03 May 2015
82% complete
X-ray
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Multiple cerebral contusions and temporal bone fracture

  Diagnosis certain
Derek Smith
Published 09 Jun 2015
95% complete
CT
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Small bowel obstruction

  Diagnosis certain
Tom O'Graphy
Published 16 May 2015
91% complete
X-ray CT Ultrasound
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Tachycardia mediated cardiomyopathy

  Diagnosis almost certain
Derek Smith
Published 22 May 2015
85% complete
X-ray
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Windswept pelvis with internal fixation

  Diagnosis certain
Matt A. Morgan
Published 24 Jun 2015
94% complete
Annotated image X-ray
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Pneumoperitoneum

  Diagnosis certain
David Cuete
Published 11 Jul 2015
85% complete
X-ray
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Inferior shoulder dislocation

  Diagnosis certain
Derek Smith
Published 10 Oct 2015
97% complete
X-ray
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Pneumomediastinum

  Diagnosis certain
Derek Smith
Published 15 Sep 2015
97% complete
X-ray
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Hematuria (pediatric)

Hematuria in a child is evaluated differently than in an adult in two main respects: there is a lower likelihood of a malignancy (renal or bladder) causing the hematuria preference is given to nonionizing radiation Pathology Hematuria can be considered in three main forms: "gross" hematuria...
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ETT in right main bronchus

  Diagnosis certain
Derek Smith
Published 10 Oct 2015
91% complete
X-ray
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Tension pneumothorax

  Diagnosis certain
Derek Smith
Published 10 Oct 2015
94% complete
X-ray
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Perforated gallbladder

  Diagnosis certain
Aliakbar Sahraei
Published 30 Oct 2015
98% complete
CT
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CT cystography

CT cystography is a variation of the traditional fluoroscopic cystogram. Instead of anterograde opacification of the urinary collecting system (as with CT urography), contrast is instilled retrograde into the patient's bladder, and then the pelvis is imaged with CT. Indications suspected bladd...
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Urethral transection

  Diagnosis certain
Matt A. Morgan
Published 22 Nov 2015
100% complete
Fluoroscopy
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Perforated duodenal ulcer

  Diagnosis certain
Mahmoud Yacout Alabd
Published 05 Jan 2016
90% complete
X-ray CT