The following frontal chest x-ray is from a 10 year old with exacerbation of asthma. What can be seen? With thanks to Dr. Ignatius Munjodzi for the image. Answer will be posted in a few days.
The sagittal neck CT scan shows epiglottitis. The epiglottis is swollen giving rise to ‘Thumbprint Sign’. The vallecular space (preepiglottic space) is obliterated due to swollen base of the epiglottis causing a ‘Vallecular Sign’. The patient was admitted and treated … Continue reading
The following sagittal neck CT image is from a 65 year old with fever and neck swelling. What can be seen? Answer will be posted in a few days.