Category Respiratory
CXR eponyms in pulmonary embolism 340

CXR eponyms in pulmonary embolism

Eponymythology associated with chest X-ray signs in pulmonary embolus and pulmonary infarction. We review related eponyms, the person behind their origin, their relevance today, and modern terminology
Lotte Strauss (1913–1985) 340

Lotte Strauss

Lotte Strauss (1913–1985) was a German born, American practicing pathologist. Eponymous affiliation with Churg-Strauss Syndrome (CSS) in 1951. Now known as Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA)
arcanum veritas LITFL 340

They meant well

I am a doctor who questions a lot of medical dogma. Perhaps my own, somewhat sad medical story at least in part explains this oppositional personality trait. Valendar F Turner FRACS FACEM In 1950, when I was five years old,…

Ultrasound cases top 100 340

Ultrasound Case 079

Presentation A previously well 49 year old man presents with chest pain. He is tachycardic, tachypneoic and hypoxic with blood pressure 110 He is 2 weeks post ankle surgery. Describe and interpret these scans

Ultrasound cases top 100 340

Lung Point Case 3

45 year old male presents with left sided chest pain after scuba diving. What does the ultrasound show? Tiny pneumothorax and lung point
Clinical-Cases-LITFL-Cardiovascular-curveball 340

Exogenous Calcium Embolism

Patient presentes to ED with acute shortnewss of breath post Percutaneous Vertebroplasty (PVP) with cement embolus cardiovascualr curveball