January 24, 2019

Answer.

The comet tail artefact is a commonly misused term to describe any vertical artefact seen in lung ultrasound (LUS). However there are many types of vertical artefacts with varying physical gene...

January 24, 2019

Question:

How many lung comets do you see in this video clip?

March 28, 2016

A1.  Ultrasound shows dissection flap and a small pericardial effusion.

 

 

A2. CT scan shows a Type A aortic dissection. Also noted is multiple cysts in the liver and kidney

 

A3. Polycystic Kidney diseas...

March 28, 2016

 

A 41 yr old Indian man presented to the emergency department with chest pain radiating to the back, associated with diaphoresis. An ultrasound of the heart was performed.

 

 

 

 

Q1. What do the images sh...

March 7, 2016

A 10 year old male comes in with c/o sudden onset of pain in inguinal region. No history of trauma. No complaints of vomiting, diarrhea/constipation. No complaints of dysuria or hematuria. No complain...

January 27, 2016

ANSWER: The Curtain Sign.

 

This is created by a fully expanded lung,  covering the lateral aspect of the diaphragm as the person breathes, much likened to a curtain being drawn back and forth.  When de...

January 27, 2016

QUESTION:  What sign is demonstrated in this ultrasound clip?

 

 

April 4, 2015

ANSWER:

    

A urinary calculi stuck in the penile urethra! The clips in action make the diagnosis painfully clear. 

 

 

DISCUSSION:

 

Urethral stones are a rare occurrence, and account for less t...

April 4, 2015

A man in his late thirties presented with suprapubic pain and difficulty passing urine since morning. He was able to pass out only a few drops of urine with each attempt. There was no gross haematuria...

February 24, 2015

A 72 year old man presents to the Emergency Department with an altered mental state, he is agitated with a dense hemiparesis. CT scan was not performed immediately due to agitation and lack of complia...

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