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Archive for January 13th, 2010

Kartagener’s Syndrome

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  • triad: situs inversus, bronchiectasis, sinusitis
  • males have infertility
  • autosomal recessive
  • dyskinetic cilia

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Written by lmwong

January 13, 2010 at 3:44 am

Posted in chest

Chronic Airspace Consolidation

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  • Eosinophilic Pneumonia
  • BOOP
  • Bronchioalveolar carcinoma
  • Lymphoma
  • lipod pneumonia
  • fungal

Written by lmwong

January 13, 2010 at 3:40 am

Thyroid Goiter

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  • mediastinal mass
  • substernal goiter
  • deviation and/or compression of trachea
  • contiguous with thyroid gland
  • high attenuating on noncontrasted (iodine)
  • cysts and calcifications
  • DDx: lymphoma (no calcification unless treated)

Written by lmwong

January 13, 2010 at 1:44 am

Posted in chest, mediastinal, thyroid

Traumatic Aortic Transection

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  • 3 most common places
    • ligamentum arteriosum
    • aortic root
    • diaphragm
  • blunt chest trauma, high mortality; 50% who present will die within 24 hour
  • mediastinal hemorrhage
  • deformed aortic contour
  • intimal flap
  • intraluminal clot or debris
  • pseudoaneurysm
  • frank extravasation of contrast

Written by lmwong

January 13, 2010 at 1:38 am

Posted in aorta, chest, trauma