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Transverse sonogram of the liver
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 12:35Chaitali Shah

A grey scale and doppler iterrogation of a TIPS shunt shows a full obstruction in the setting of a patient with hepatic cirrhosis, portal hypertension, and increasing abdominal girth due to ascites.

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Transverse gallbladder
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 12:34Brian Klimas

The presence, appearance, and significance of finding cholesterol polyps, adenomyomatosis, within the gallbladder is discussed and reviewed on multiple imaging modalities.

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Longitudinal plane through right upper quadrant
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 12:24Bruno Sagastegui Aguilar

The sonographic findings associated with pyloric stenosis are outlined and imaging showing a hypertrophic pyloris are provided in grey scale imaging and with color doppler.

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Long axis view of the gallbladder and common hepatic duct
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 11:35Taco Geertsma

The clinical presentation and imaging results are discussed for a patient whose symptoms of jaundice, intrahepatic and extrahepatic biliary dilitation, and right upper quaderant pain are consistent with a diagnosis of mirizzi syndrome.

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1- Transverse scan in the right lower quadrant 2 -Sagittal scan in the right lower quadrant
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 11:17José Luis Volpacchio

A structure, referred to as a pseudokidney, is imaged and compared to CT imaging, showing the extent of the disease process of intestinal lymphoma.

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transverse oblique image of right upper quadrant
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 11:09Shweta Bhatt

Images depicting a micro gallbladder, an ideopathic condition associated with cystic fibrosis, are presented and other possible biliary complications are noted.

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Transverse image of the right iliac fossa
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 11:07P.K. Srivastava

Imaging from a man with right lower quaderant pain reveals a bullseye shaped structue with increased blood flow at the area of maximal tenderness, consistent with a finding of acute appendicitis.

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Tranversal view of posterior region, distal segment of right leg
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 10:56Leandro Fernandez

Images of bilateral chronically inflammed achilles tendons are shown, with calcifications. edema, and thickening of the tendons, suggestive of bilateral achilles tendinosis.

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Longitudinal image of the gallbladder, patient is in supine position
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 10:37Taco Geertsma

Images taken from an elderly gentleman with right upper quaderant pain show a distended, irregular gallbladder with an associated abscess, air, and stones and are suggestive of a perforated emphasematous cholecystitis and omental abscess.

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