Stefan Tigges on Radiopaedia.org

Stefan Tigges

Professor of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine

Thoracic Radiologist interested in education and using comics/drawing to teach. No pharmaceutical or medical device conflict of interest.

Disclosures:
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Question 2195

What is the correct order of radiographic densities from least (blackest) to most dense (whitest)?

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Question 2196

Most radiographic abnormalities will have which type of density? 

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Question 2198

A 75-year-old man presents with acute shortness of breath. Based on the chest x-ray, what is the most likely reason for the patient's dyspnea?

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Question 2199

A 40-year-old woman without a history of smoking presents with fever, dyspnea and a productive cough. Based on the history and the chest x-ray findings, what is the most likely diagnosis?

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Question 2200

A 70-year-old man with a 50 pack-year history of smoking presents with a cough. Based on the history and the chest x-ray findings, what is the most likely diagnosis?

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Question 2201

A 70-year-old man with a 50 pack-year history of smoking presents with a cough. Based on the history and the chest x-ray findings, what is the most likely type of and reason for the left upper lobe atelectasis?

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Question 2202

A 70-year-old man presents with acute chest pain. As part of his evaluation, a portable chest x-ray is obtained. What is the most appropriate next step in managing his pulmonary nodules?

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Question 2203

A 20-year-old man presents with fever, night sweats and hemoptysis. Based on the history and the chest x-ray what is the most likely diagnosis?

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Question 2204

A 25-year-old man presents with chest pain after 6 hours of vomiting. Where is the abnormal air collection shown on the chest x-ray?

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Question 2205

A 50-year-old otherwise man presents with a 6-month history of fever, productive cough and night sweats. He does not smoke. Based on the history and the chest x-ray, what is the most likely diagnosis?

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Question 2206

A 30-year-old man presents with fever and right chest pain. Based on the chest x-ray appearance, where is the pneumonia located and what radiographic sign was most helpful in localization?

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Question 2207

A 30-year-old woman presents with fever, shortness of breath and a productive cough. Based on the chest x-ray appearance, what sign is most helpful for localizing the left-sided radiographic abnormality to the lung?

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Question 2208

A 45-year-old woman has been admitted to the ICU after cardiac arrest. Based on the chest x-ray, what support device is malpositioned and what complication has occurred?

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Question 2209

A 70-year-old woman has been admitted to the ICU after a stroke. Based on the chest X-ray, what support device is malpositioned and what complication is the patient at risk for?

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Question 2210

A 50-year-old woman presents with a 2-month history of worsening shortness of breath. Based on the chest x-ray appearance, what is the most likely reason for the patient's dyspnea?

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Question 2211

A 50-year-old man presents with a 2-month history of worsening shortness of breath. Based on the chest x-ray appearance, what is the most likely reason for the patient's dyspnea?

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Question 2212

A 20-year-old woman presents with a 6-month history of dry cough and chest pain. Based on the lateral chest X-ray, what is the most likely diagnosis?

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Question 2213

A 30-year-old woman presents with a 6-month history of dry cough and chest pain. Based on the lateral chest X-ray, what is the most likely diagnosis?

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Question 2214

A 40-year-old man presents with a 3-month history of erythema nodosum. Based on the chest X-ray, what is the most likely diagnosis?

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Question 2215

A 55-year-old man presents with a 6-month history of worsening chest pain. Based on the chest X-ray, what other symptoms may he have?

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