Abdominal CT: renal stones. Renal stones are hard deposits that form in the kidney. They can move down the urinary tract, causing obstruction and pain as well as blood in the urine.
Abdominal CT: pancreatitis. Recognizing acute necrotizing pancreatitis; and late stage development of pseudocysts and walled-off necrosis
A 21yo female is brought in by ambulance. She was the driver of a vehicle involved in a head on crash at 70kph.
Abdominal CT: bowel perforation. Perforation of the gastrointestinal tract can be due to a variety of causes.
A 48-year-old female presents with 3 days of right lower abdominal pain and fever with a background of previous recurrent pelvic inflammatory disease.
A 50yo normally well man presents with 36 hours of fevers and RLQ pain. He has localised tenderness in McBurney’s point with a pulse rate of 105bpm.
A 50 yo male is brought in by ambulance in a shocked state. He has a 3-day history of fevers, vomiting and right thigh pain on the background of morbid obesity, type II diabetes and hypertension.
A 40-year-old female, is brought into ED with an abrupt onset of reduced level of consciousness. She had been experiencing several days of headache prior to presentation.
23-year-old male self presents to emergency following a fall whilst intoxicated with alcohol. He sustained injuries to his head and face
A 35-year-old male presents after a workplace injury. He suffered a penetrating globe injury when a 7.5cm nail from a nail gun penetrated his right eye.
35 yo female presents with left eye proptosis, left eyelid swelling and a divergent strabismus. A CT brain is performed.
Abdominal CT reporting: The basis of both image review and reporting is that of a search pattern.