The following abdominal x-ray is from a 30 year old with vomiting and epigastric pain. She has had a lap band inserted a few years ago. What radiological sign can be seen? Answer will be posted on 26/08/2015.
5 year old critically unwell child who is hypotensive and tachycardic 1. Immediate priorities: Concurrent Resuscitation and assessment Check BSL – likely to be low ivi access 2. Normal anion gap metabolic acidosis hyperkalaemia hyponatraemia impaired renal function 3. Acute adrenal … Continue reading
The pelvic x-ray shows a left ischial tuberosity avulsion fracture. The hamstring muscle group originates at the ischial tuberosity. The injury occurs as a result of forceful hip flexion with the knee in extension. Ischial tuberosity avulsion injuries may require operative management; … Continue reading
The following pelvic x-ray is from a 12 year old who has felt a pop in the hip while running. What can be seen? Answer will be posted on 19/08/15.
The thoracic spine x-ray shows destruction of the left pedicle of the T8 vertebra by a lytic process (winking owl sign). In the context of acute renal failure and hypercalcaemia, this is likely to be a myeloma deposit. Myeloma was confirmed on further tests. … Continue reading
The following AP thoracolumbar x-ray is from a 65 year old who has presented to the ED with severe thoracic pain. He is noted to have acute renal failure and hypercalcaemia on blood tests. What subtle finding can be seen? … Continue reading