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