The frontal chest x-ray shows a lytic lesion in the lateral end of the clavicle; the lung fields are clear. A systematic approach to chest x-ray interpretation that is often used is ABCDEFGH: Airway: trachea and bronchi Bones: rib cage, clavicles, and … Continue reading
75 year old NH resident presents following a fall at the nursing home. He has severe hypernatraemiaNa 178 metabolic alkalosis – HCO 30 probable additional metabolic acidosis due to exacerbation (normal K)/ new onset renal failure. (AG = 6) renal … Continue reading
The following frontal chest x-ray is from a 43 year old who has presented with chest pain. What can be seen?Answer will be posted in a few days.
The AP view of the lumbar spine indicates the reduced height of the L1 vertebra and a widened inter-pedicular distance. The lateral view shows anterior wedge compression, with an approximate 30-40% loss of the anterior vertebral body height; the presence of an … Continue reading
A 75 year old man is brought to your ED by ambulance after a fall at the nursing home he resides in. His GCs is 15 with normal vital signs. His blood tests show:Na 178 (137-145 mmol/l) K 4.6 (3.5-5 … Continue reading