This left ankle x-ray is from a 55 year old experiencing ankle pain and swelling after a twisting injury to his ankle. What can you see? And what other x-ray would you request? Continue reading
The following pelvic x-ray is from a 40 year old who has been involved in a motor vehicle accident. What 3 fractures can you note on the x-ray? Continue reading
17 year old with mixed non anion gap metabolic acidosis and respiratory acidosis and significant ketoacidosis on background of underlying gastritis (likely) and NSAID use for bursitis
The following CT images are from a 40 year old with high fever, cough and dyspnoea. What two radiological signs, belonging to the same condition, can you observe in the images? Continue reading
A 17 year old female presents to your ED with 1 day of vomiting and epigastric pain. She had been on school camp and her symptoms started soon after eating a Kangaroo BBQ. She has a history notable for hypermobility syndrome and recurrent left greater trochanteric bursitis.
Describe and Interpret her VBG Continue reading
These elbow x-rays are from a 5 year old patient who experienced a fall onto her left elbow. What injuries can you note in the x-rays? Continue reading
This patient has a severe hypochloraemic metabolic alkalosis, with an additional respiratory alkalosis. There is also a severe lactic acidosis (so there must be an additional component of a metabolic acidosis present) Continue reading
These wrist x-rays are from a 45 year old with left wrist swelling and pain who sustained the injury in a motor vehicle accident. What can you observe in the x-rays? Continue reading
The venous blood gas below is from a 29 yr old male who presented complaining of vomiting, dizziness and felling ‘vague’.
36 year old lady with a triple acid – base disorder:
Severe high anion gap metabolic acidosis
Normal anion gap metabolic acidosis
Respiratory acidosis Continue reading