45 year old male presents with left sided chest pain after scuba diving. What does the ultrasound show? Tiny pneumothorax and lung point
A 35 year-old female is brought to the emergency department after collapsing in a shopping centre. McConnell sign
Patient presentes to ED with acute shortnewss of breath post Percutaneous Vertebroplasty (PVP) with cement embolus cardiovascualr curveball
A 36 year old woman presents with sharp left sided chest pain.
What do these clips of her left chest show?
Manes Kartagener (1897 - 1975) was an Austrian-Swiss physician. First to report the triad of situs inversus, chronic sinusitis and bronchiectasis in 1933 – Kartagener syndrome.
Jacob Churg (1910–2005) was a Belarussian/Polish born American practicing pathologist. Eponymous affiliation with Churg-Strauss Syndrome (CSS) in 1951. Now known as Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA)
Löffler (Loeffler) syndrome is a transient, self-limiting, and benign pulmonary eosinophilia, characterised by pulmonary opacities on X-ray, elevated blood eosinophils and an acute onset of potential symptoms of mainly cough and dyspnoea.
Wilhelm Löffler (1887 – 1972) was a Swiss physician. Löffler is eponymously associated with two clinical manifestations of eosinophilia which he described: transient pulmonary infiltrates with eosinophilia (Löffler syndrome, 1932) and endocarditis parietalis fibroplastica (Löffler endocarditis, 1936).
Peter James Kerley first described horizontal lines that he postulated to be peri-vascular lymphatics in patients with mitral stenosis and left ventricular failure
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Tintinalli Respiratory multiple choice questions MCQs for ACEM Fellowship