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Top 10 Cases from 2013

Hey all! Check it out. Below is a list of the top 10 posts from 2013, based on total annual hits. Enjoy! 1. The Differences Between the Male and Female Pelvis 2. The About page 🙂 3. Lung Mass – Differential Diagnosis 4. The Golden S Sign – Right Upper Lobe Collapse.  5. CT Neck … Continue reading

Introducing RadiologyPatient.com

I’ve always wanted to be able to add value to patient care as much as possible. That has sort of been my overall goal as a physician. So I’m introducing a new project of mine called RadiologyPatient. I want to create a community where patients can come and get their questions answered about radiology. Go … Continue reading

Rheumatic Lung Disease

History: 50 year old male with a history of rheumatoid arthritis presents with sudden onset right sided chest pain, shortness of breath, and hypoxia.  Given the history of rheumatoid arthritis and nodularity of the visceral pleura, this is likely a case of spontaneous pneumothorax secondary to a cavitating rheumatoid nodule. The most common lung abnormality … Continue reading

Cavitating Lung Mass

History: 65 year old male with chronic lymphocytic leukemia presents with cough and left sided chest pain.  The differential for cavitating lung mass is wide, including neoplasms such as non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), lung metastases, lung abscess, mycobacterial pneumonia, fungal pneumonia, and septic pulmonary emboli. This patient underwent bronchoscopy which turned out to be … Continue reading

Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis – Differential Diagnosis of Crazy Paving Pattern

History: 50 year old male with diabetes, hypertension, obstructive sleep apnea, and hyperlipidemia presents with 1 week history of hemoptysis. The differential for crazy paving pattern is wide, however, classically it is seen with pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, which was the diagnosis in this case. The differential diagnosis for crazy paving pattern is as follows: 1. … Continue reading

Pneumothorax

History: 65 year old male with a history of chronic lymphocytic leukemia presents with left sided chest pain, shortness of breath, and hypoxia after a CT-guided biopsy of a left lung mass.  This is an iatrogenic pneumothorax in a patient status post lung biopsy. This patient had a cavitary lung mass.

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