Items tagged “emergency medicine”

153 results found
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Testicular torsion

  Diagnosis certain
Maulik S Patel
Published 11 Jan 2016
94% complete
Ultrasound
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Apical pneumothorax

  Diagnosis certain
Derek Smith
Published 11 Jan 2016
94% complete
X-ray
Article

Paraduodenal hernia

Paraduodenal hernias are internal hernias due to failure of the descending or ascending colonic mesentery to fuse with the posterior parietal peritoneum. Left paraduodenal hernia is more common and can cause closed-loop bowel obstruction and infarction. Clinical presentation The patient may ha...
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Perforated duodenal ulcer with ingested contrast leak

  Diagnosis certain
Chris O'Donnell
Published 23 Jan 2016
83% complete
CT
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Spontaneous splenic rupture

Spontaneous splenic rupture (SSR) (also known as atraumatic splenic rupture) is rare, especially when compared to traumatic splenic rupture.  Pathology The pathogenesis of atraumatic splenic rupture is not well understood. Splenomegaly is present in almost all patients (~95%), although the rup...
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Free subdiaphragmatic gas

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 17 Mar 2016
75% complete
X-ray
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Pneumothorax (inspiratory and expiratory chest x-rays)

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 05 Mar 2016
88% complete
X-ray
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Left-sided appendicitis in intestinal malrotation

  Diagnosis certain
Abdallah Al Khateeb
Published 04 Aug 2017
92% complete
CT
Article

Ottawa ankle rules

The Ottawa ankle rules are a clinical decision-making strategy for determining which patients require radiographic imaging for ankle and midfoot injuries. Proper application has high (97.5%) sensitivity and reduces the need for radiographs by ~35% 1,2,4.  There are two components, assessing for...
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Chance fracture with duodenal and pancreatic lacerations

  Diagnosis certain
Laura Sanchez Garcia
Published 13 Mar 2016
92% complete
CT
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Elbow dislocation

  Diagnosis certain
David Cuete
Published 17 Mar 2016
85% complete
X-ray
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Esophageal perforation - Boerhaave syndrome

  Diagnosis certain
Matt A. Morgan
Published 23 May 2016
97% complete
Fluoroscopy
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Strangulated para-umbilical hernia (ultrasound)

  Diagnosis certain
Hadiel Kaiyasah
Published 14 Jun 2016
94% complete
Ultrasound
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Extradural hematoma - swirl sign

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 04 Jul 2016
92% complete
CT
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Penetrating head injury

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 04 Jul 2016
92% complete
CT
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Talonavicular dislocation

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 07 Sep 2016
91% complete
X-ray
Article

Alvarado score

The Alvarado score (also known as the MANTRELS score) is a clinical decision rule and predictor of the likelihood of acute appendicitis. Criteria migration of pain to the right lower quadrant (+1 point) anorexia (+1 point) nausea or vomiting (+1 point) tenderness in the right lower quadrant...
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Gallbladder perforation

  Diagnosis probable
Bruno Di Muzio
Published 09 Dec 2016
66% complete
Ultrasound
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Metatarsal fracture

  Diagnosis certain
Doan Khanh Nghia
Published 08 Apr 2017
82% complete
X-ray
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Right MCA infarction with thrombectomy

  Diagnosis certain
Matt A. Morgan
Published 13 Jun 2017
88% complete
CT DSA (angiography) Annotated image MRI