A 6 year old boy presents with lower abdominal pain and vomiting. He has had intermittent pain for a week thought to be due to mesenteric adenitis.
A review of the diagnostic evaluation and treatment of appendicitis, with a particular focus on emergency department work-up and management
Nikolaus Mayr explains the process of pancreatic ultrasound and shows you what to look for.
Nikolaus Mayr explains how to identify the left and right kidneys on an ultrasound display and know where they are in relation to other anatomical landmarks around them.
A 27 year old man presents with pain localised to the RIF. Clinically there is mild psoas irritation and tenderness to deep palpation without frank peritonism.
abdominal ultrasound findings for important critical care diagnoses
An 18 year old man returns from a back packing trip. He has developed generalized abdominal pain, fever and vomited a couple of times. The junior doctor is concerned he has appendicitis and asks you to perform an ultrasound.
60 y/o man with 3 days suprapubic pain; 'pelvic ache' on urination; suprapubic tenderness and guarding on examination; and leukocytes in the urine. You are considering just treating as a urinary tract infection but the degree of tenderness makes you take a look with ultrasound.