The lateral neck x-ray has two findings. The epiglottis appears enlarged with a positive thumbprint sign. There also appears to be a widened prevertebral soft tissue space anterior to C3-C4. The prevertebral space measures 11 mm in front of C3 … Continue reading
The following lateral neck x-ray is from a 40 year old with fever, sore throat and difficulty swallowing. What can be seen? Answer will be posted on 29/07/2015.
75 year old female with abdominal pain.. 1.ALP and GGT elevated > ALT, elevated bilirubin suggesting obstructive liver enzyme picture with mild biochemical jaundice and transaminitis Normal inflammatory markers – no obvious cholangitis Normal UEC and no obvious acid base … Continue reading
The chest x-ray shows the ‘Angel Wing’ sign. There is pneumomediastinum, as demonstrated by the displaced lobes of the thymus due to air in the mediastinum. There are bilateral pneumothoraces, more on the right than the left (difficult to see in … Continue reading
A 75 year old female presents to your ED with abdominal pain and nausea. She has a history of irritable bowel disease and gets recurrent abdominal pain. On examination her abdomen is soft with mild generalised tenderness. T = 37.3 … Continue reading
The following chest x-ray is from a newborn with respiratory distress. What radiological sign can be seen? Answer will be posted on 22/07/2015.