Tag Subcutaneous emphysema
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Ultrasound Case 092

A 38 year old patient with diabetes and end-stage renal failure presents with arm pain and sepsis. You are asked whether there is a drainable collection.
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Ultrasound Case 086

A 75 year old man with a history of fibrosing alveolitis, on home oxygen presented with chest and neck pain, a strange and altered voice and itchy sensation in his throat, and swelling of his neck. It had gradually worsened over 10 days prior to presentation
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Subcutaneous emphysema Case 1

An elderly patient with a history of mild COPD presents after falling onto a chair and hitting their chest. The presentation is with chest pain and shortness of breath. What does this scan demonstrate?
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Ultrasound Case 066

A 47 year old man falls 4m onto a wall, hitting his left chest wall. He is complaining of chest pain and you wonder whether there is a pneumothorax. Describe and interpret these scans
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Ballooning Up

A 36 year-old immunosuppressed male was infected with swine-origin influenza virus requiring mechanical ventilation. Overnight the inspiratory pressures needed to maintain his tidal volume had progressively increased and his face had become markedly swollen.