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SET T0008 - Emergency Department / OPD.

CASE 1

HISTORY

A scream was heard and this patient - wearing a hard hat - was found unconscious on a building site near some scaffolding. Multiple areas of bruising / swelling / laceration. Clearly an industrial accident. Numerous radiographs obtained. This is a view of his very swollen right ankle.

QUESTION

Normal or abnormal?

ANSWER

CASE 2

HISTORY

Football player. He has complained of pain in the ankle over several months. The pain is worse today and so he attended the ED.

 

QUESTION

Normal or abnormal?

ANSWER

CASE 3

HISTORY

Persistent cough and fever for the last four days.

QUESTION

  1. Is this lateral radiograph normal or abnormal?
  2. When you assess a lateral CXR - what are the three key features / sites that you must evaluate?

ANSWER

CASE 4

HISTORY

Persistent cough and fever for about a week. Previously well.

QUESTION

 
  1. Again, list the three (normal) key features that you should always assess on a lateral CXR?
  2. Which of those key features is abnormal on this CXR?
  3. So, what pathological finding has this CXR revealed?

ANSWER