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By Thomas L Pope Jr. MD

ISBN-10: 145117215X

ISBN-13: 9781451172157

Completely revised and up-to-date, the fourth variation of Aunt Minnie's Atlas and Imaging-Specific prognosis is a good examine software for radiology board examinations.

This vintage textbook is split into all radiology subspecialties written via specialists of their educational fields and contain photographs, background, findings, prognosis, and dialogue. "Aunt Minnie's Pearls" on the finish of every case aid make stronger the major good points and supply a short assessment of significant salient points.

 Perhaps the most important unmarried number of Aunt Minnie-like situations in anybody ebook, , it positive factors greater than 380 situations and over 1,000 pictures representing all modalities and subspecialties in diagnostic imaging.

 FEATURES

  • Addition of many new classic cases with up-to-date photographs and the addition of extra “advanced” imaging in lots of of the present cases
  • Online privileges let electronic net entry to the entire  cases from the book 
  • "Aunt Minnie's Pearls" reinforce crucial   features of each case
  • Teaching file format familiar to readers 

 

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Although repeat radiographs in full extension and inspiration can be helpful in differentiating true thickening from “pseudo-thickening,” fluoroscopy of the lateral neck definitively clarifies the difficult cases as pathologic soft-tissue thickening will persist throughout the respiratory cycle, and in all patient positions; however, pseudo-thickening will not. CT is used to differentiate cellulitis, characterized by soft-tissue swelling, from an abscess, characterized by a discrete, focal fluid collection with rim enhancement.

In nearly half 22 of cases, meconium ileus may be complicated by volvulus, atresia, stenosis, perforation, peritonitis, or pseudocyst formation. Complicated meconium ileus may present early, and severe abdominal distension and respiratory distress may require corrective ­surgery (17). A similar diagnosis may be made in older children with cystic fibrosis where viscid stool obstructs the ileum and cecum. This disorder is known as m ­ econium ileus equivalent. Aunt Minnie’s Pearls Meconium ileus is diagnostic of cystic fibrosis.

Aunt Minnie’s Pearl Scattered or focal, punctuate peritoneal calcifications or a calcified pseudocyst in a newborn = shape in utero bowel perforation and meconium peritonitis. 1 / PEDIATRICS (c) 2015 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. 4 AUNT MINNIE’S ATLAS AND IMAGING-SPECIFIC DIAGNOSIS (c) 2015 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. 15 (Continued) FINDINGS: Metaphyseal cupping, fraying, and splaying are demonstrated on AP views of the wrist (Fig. 1) and knees (Fig. 2). Also apparent is loss of the zone of provisional calcification—seen radiographically as widening of the physes and loss of the epiphyseal and metaphyseal margins.

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