Spotters set 40 – Radiology Artifacts

 Radiology Artifacts: References and resources for radiology theory/practical exams: This is a set of 10 radiology artifacts spotters set. These cases are contributed by Dr. M Venkatesh! Here are instructions about radiology cases and spotters: General instructions for spotters Radiology Artifacts are commonly asked in theory exam as a long question. Some viva examiners […]

ADPKD – What else the radiologist MUST report!

Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney (ADPKD) The diagnosis is pretty straightforward in this case for most of the radiologists and radiology residents. The kidneys are symmetrically enlarged with multiple cysts with a few cysts in the visualized liver as well. The radiology features are consistent with Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney (ADPKD). But does is diagnosis enough […]

Pulmonary embolism diagnosis : What else the radiologist MUST report!

Pulmonary embolism diagnosis : I had posted this case for discussion in our radiology group and most of the radiology residents were able to pick up finding. But is there more than meets the (radiologist’s) eye? Read on to find out. You can skip the detailed explanation and jump to the conclusion but I would […]

TIRADS ACR : What radiologists needs to know!

Thyroid Imaging Reporting and Data System : TIRADS TIRADS Introduction: With the advent of high-resolution ultrasound, the number of thyroid nodules being detected is increasing. Most of these nodules are benign. Even the smaller malignant nodules have an indolent course [1]. Also, the mortality associated with papillary thyroid carcinomas has remained low[1]. Hence it is […]

Book Review: Known Unknowns Of Everyday Radiology Practice

Known Unknowns Of Everyday Radiology Practice I recently finished reading this book co-authored by Dr. Akshay Baheti,  Dr. Bhavin Jankharia, and few other senior radiologists from India. It’s an excellent book and is a must-read not only for radiology residents but also for practicing radiologists. Radiology practice is different than the classic “Aunt-Minnie’s” we come […]

Excerpts from RSNA Case-based Review of Thoracic Radiology (An Interactive Session)- Part 1

Webinar :Case-based Review of Thoracic Radiology (An Interactive Session)  This was part of RSNA 2017 virtual meeting. I am writing down the salient points from this excellent lecture: Paediatric chest: Congenital immunodeficiency syndromes: Chronic Granulomatous Disease: Inability to kill catalase positive organisms like staphylococcus and aspergillus. Early manifestations: Miliary nodules, abscess, pneumonia, empyema. Late manifestations: bronchiectasis […]