Items tagged “emergencymedicine”

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Cholecystitis

Cholecystitis refers to any form of inflammation involving the gallbladder and has many forms including: acute cholecystitis acute acalculous cholecystitis acute calculous cholecystitis chronic cholecystitis emphysematous cholecystitis suppurative cholecystitis xanthogranulomatous cholecy...
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Traumatic vertebral artery dissection

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 17 Apr 2012
54% complete
MRI
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Acute osteomyelitis of the elbow

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 19 Apr 2012
56% complete
MRI
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Acute haemorrhagic stroke

 Diagnosis certain
Hugo Neves (RT)
Published 19 Apr 2012
83% complete
CT
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Central cord syndrome

Central cord syndrome is the most common type of incomplete spinal cord syndrome, usually the result of trauma, accounting for ~10% of all spinal cord injuries. As the name implies, this syndrome is the result of a damage to the central portion spinal cord and in the setting of trauma most commo...
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Post-traumatic deformity of the medial orbital wall

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 23 Apr 2012
62% complete
CT
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Peripancreatic pseudoaneurysm

Peripancreatic pseudoaneurysm refers to the formation of a pseudoaneurysm around the pancreatic gland. It is a rare but potentially lethal complication 5. Epidemiology Formation of pseudoaneurysm can occur in as many as 10% of cases of pancreatitis. The time interval is variable, ranging from ...
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Omental infarction

Omental infarction is a rare cause of acute abdomen resulting from vascular compromise of the greater omentum. This condition has a non-specific clinical presentation and is usually managed conservatively. The term along with epiploic appendagitis is grouped under the broader umbrella term intra...
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Post-traumatic subdural hygroma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Lawrence Josey
Published 15 May 2012
74% complete
CT
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Spigelian hernia: traumatic

3D VR
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Chris O'Donnell
Published 27 May 2012
75% complete
CT
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Olecranon fracture

Olecranon fractures are clinically and radiographically obvious, and usually require open reduction and internal fixation. Mechanism Olecranon fractures occur as the result of one of four mechanisms 2: direct blow (or fall directly on the elbow) fall on outstretched hand with elbow flexed a...
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Subacute subdural haematoma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ali Abougazia
Published 07 Jun 2012
77% complete
CT
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Traumatic diastasis of the lambdoid suture

3D VR
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Chris O'Donnell
Published 10 Jun 2012
77% complete
CT
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Dinner fork deformity (wrist)

A dinner fork deformity, also known as a bayonet deformity, occurs as the result of a malunited distal radial fracture, usually a Colles fracture. The distal fragment is dorsally angulated, displaced and often also impacted. The term is descriptive, as the lateral view of the wrist is similar to...
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Acute PCA territory infarct - medial branch

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Charlie Chia-Tsong Hsu
Published 19 Jun 2012
71% complete
CT
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Artefact mimicking bilateral acute subdural haematomas

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Chris O'Donnell
Published 24 Jun 2012
89% complete
CT
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Choroidal detachment (traumatic)

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky
Published 03 Jul 2012
65% complete
CT
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Diverticulitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 05 Jul 2012
74% complete
CT
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Postttraumatic avascular necrosis of the radial humeral capitellum

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 15 Jul 2012
89% complete
MRI
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Post traumatic arteriovenous fistula

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Mark Holland
Published 21 Jul 2012
49% complete
CTUltrasound

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