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Archive for January 2010

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

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  • MC is Bochdalek hernia
  • MC left side
  • diagnosed at prenatal US, follow with MRI
  • up to 50% mortality
  • 50% have CHD
  • most have malrotation

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Written by lmwong

January 30, 2010 at 9:47 am

Apical Cap or Mass

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  • normal
  • extrapleural fat
  • inflammatory disease (TB)
  • superior sulcus carcinoma
  • neural tumor or other posterior mediastinal mass
  • mesothelioma
  • mediastinal hemorrhage
  • radiation fibrosis
  • peripheral upper lobe collapse

Written by lmwong

January 30, 2010 at 9:43 am

Posted in chest, differential

Single Well Circumscribed Breast Lesion

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Benign

  • nipple
  • skin lesion
  • cyst
  • inflammatory lymph node
  • fibroadenoma
  • papilloma
  • hamartoma

Malignant

  • Phyllodes tumor
  • mets
  • medulary carcinoma
  • mucoid carcinoma
  • colloid carcinoma

Written by lmwong

January 30, 2010 at 9:37 am

Multiple Well Circumscribed Breast Lesions

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Benign

  • Skin lesions
  • Inflammatory nodes
  • cysts
  • fibroadenomas

Malignant

  • Mets

Written by lmwong

January 30, 2010 at 9:35 am

Ill-defined irregular breast opacities

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Benign

  • fat necrosis
  • previous surgery
  • radial scar/CSL
  • Hamartoma
  • breast abscess
  • composite opacity

Malignant

  • Carcinoma

Written by lmwong

January 30, 2010 at 9:33 am

Breast Microcalcifications Differential

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Benign

  • Sclerosing adenosis
  • fibrocystic change
  • vascular
  • skin lesion

Malignant

  • DCIS
  • Invasive cancer

Written by lmwong

January 30, 2010 at 9:32 am

Edematous Breast Differential

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Benign

  • breast abscess
  • medical – heart failure
  • fluid overload, etc.
  • radiotherapy
  • recent surgery

Malignant

  • Inflammatory carcinoma

Written by lmwong

January 30, 2010 at 9:30 am