Category: Xray Vision

Xray Vision: Headache – Answer

Congratulations to ablumenberg! While your answer wasn’t complete, you were the only one to submit an answer, so, you win money (or a gift card)!   To recap: An 88 yo M on aspirin and PLAVIX is BIBEMS for headache and vomiting the…

Xray Vision: Headache

An 88 yo M with history of HTN and CAD s/p stent on aspirin and Plavix is brought in by EMS after a fall. He states he was drinking tea in his chair last night and he fell asleep, fell…

XR Vision: Lumps and Bumps

55 y/o M w/ ESRD p/w chest pain. As you’re finished evaluating him and leaving, he says, “Oh doc, 1 more thing. Can you take a look at these lumps on my thighs? It’s been growing for a few months…

Xray Vision: More Chest Pain!

    You just finished rounding in the critical care area at Janus General Hospital when the triage nurse wheels over a patient from walk-in triage. The patient is a 75 year old male with a history of well controlled…

Xray Vision: Chest Pain

20 year old muscular 6’3″ man presents to the ED with chest pain and states that it feels like “bubble wrap popping” when he bends over and reports some difficulty breathing. No hx of trauma. You get a CXR and…

Xray Vision Answer

Good job, Dr. Oiyemhonlan. This is a Monteggia fracture!   Monteggia Fractures   Overview: Dislocation of the proximal radioulnar joint in association with a forearm fracture. Relatively uncommon. Less than 5% of all forearm fracture. Primarily associated with falls on…