Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: CASE 131 – SOLVED

Dear Friends,

Today I am showing chest radiographs of a 81-years-old man with chest pain five years after left pneumonectomy for lung carcinoma

Diagnosis:

1. Broncho-pleural fistula
2. Intestinal hernia
3. Empyema
4. None of the above

What do you see?

Check the images below, leave your thoughts in the comments section, and come back on Friday for the answer.

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: CASE 130 – SOLVED

Dear Friends,

presenting today chest radiographs of a 70-year-old man with ischemic heart disease and dyspnea.

Diagnosis: 
1. Fibrous pleural tumor of major fissure
2. Carcinoma of the lung
3. Loculated fluid in major fissure
4. Any of the above

What do you see?

Check the images below, leave your thoughts in the comments section, and come back on Friday for the answer.

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Dr. Pepe is preparing a new webinar!

Dear Friends,

I’m preparing a cycle of six webinars about basic interpretation of chest radiographs. The first one will be about the PA view, and today I’m presenting six cases that will be shown during this webinar.

You can respond in the blog, as usual. Answers will be given on Monday, November fifth, when the webinar will be posted on the Diploma web.

To encourage your participation, any of you who get three or more right answers will receive a dedicated picture of Dr. Pepe in their mail. Leave your answers in the comments if you want to receive the picture!

Good luck!

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Dr. Pepe’s Summer cases: CASE 2 – SOLVED!

Dear Friends,

As promised, I am presenting the second summer case. Radiographs belong to a 47-year-old man with low-grade fever and pain in the right hemithorax for the last two months.

What do you see?

More images will be shown on Wednesday.

Check the images below, leave your thoughts in the comments section, and come back on Friday for the answer.

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Dr. Pepe’s Summer cases: CASE 1 – SOLVED

Dear Friends,

As I am on vacation in Menorca, my plan is to start the Diploma cases in October. To whet your appetite,  I will show in September two unusual cases that I saw this summer.

The first case is the scout film of a CT done in 52-year-old man without significant symptoms.
What do you see?

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Dr. Pepe’s Diploma Casebook: CASE 128 – SOLVED!

Dear Friends,

Today I am presenting chest radiographs of a 61-year-old man, asymptomatic.
What would be your diagnosis?

1. Thymoma
2. Teratoma
3. Lipoma
4. Any of the above

You have two days to post your answers. The correct answer will be given during the webinar of next Wednesday at 12:30 noon; you can join the webinar here

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