Category: Xray Vision

X-ray Vision: The Case of AMS

This case starts with a pretty common presentation to the emergency department:  AMS.  As with most cases of AMS in the ED, the patient had a CT head done during his ED course.  However, our patient also had an MRI…

X-ray Vision: Case 2 – Answer!

So to recap… our case was that of a 44yo F presenting from St. Vincents with fever, AMS and abdominal pain.  Further pertinent negatives ans positives that were obtained through your questions were the following: No hx of DVT, abnormal rhythm, IVDU,…

X-Ray Vision: Case 2

This month’s image is actually a CT scan. Take a look at the video below. 44yo woman presented to the ED. She just got off a plane from St. Vincents. Her chief complaint was fever, altered mental status and abdominal…

X-ray Vision: Case 1 Solution

Here was our original image: Before we get to the full interpretation here is some background.  The patient actually presented to another emergency department after a car accident.  They were the back seat passenger on the non-driver’s side and the…

X-ray Vision: Case 1

Welcome to our X-ray of the month!  Below is an image from a patient seen in our very own ED.  Take a look at the image and the short case history.  Respond in the comments if and suggest your diagnosis…