These left knee x-rays are from a 20 year old who has twisted his knee and is complaining of knee pain and swelling. What 3 abnormal features can you note on the image provided? Continue reading
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A 27 year old female presents to your Emergency Department by ambulance. She has been unwell for 2 days and complains of fever, sore throat and a cough.
BP 106/50 mmHg
Her blood gas shows: Continue reading
The following chest x-ray is from a 35 year old who has presented to the ED with fever and multiple joint pains. He has erythema nodosum on examination and has had no prior medical problems. What can be observed on the x-ray? Continue reading
Critically unwell 58 year old with life threatening bleeding due to epistaxis. Significant airway and resuscitation concerns. Consider other sources of bleeding, including Oesophageal varices, Peptic ulcer disease etc. Continue reading
A 58 year old man is brought to your Emergency Department by ambulance after a spontaneous epistaxis over the last three hours. The Paramedics confirm that the patient vomitted 500mls fresh blood at the scene. There were a number of empty alcohol bottles at his house.
He has a history of severe Aortic stenosis. Continue reading
The following skull x-ray is from a 60 year old who presented to the ED with vague symptoms of lethargy and weakness. The skull x-ray was performed as part of a skeletal survey following abnormal blood tests. What can be seen? Continue reading
A 34 year old female with a large right sided pleural effusion
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A 34 year old female presents to your ED with right sided chest pain and increasing shortness of breath. She has a history of chronic alcohol abuse and recurrent pancreatitis. A CXR performed shows a large right sided pleural effusion. Aspiration of the effusion was performed. Continue reading
This lumbar spine AP x-ray is from a 52 year old chronic alcoholic with low back pain. What incidental finding can you observe on the x-ray? Continue reading