Small saccular aneurysm at the distal portion of the splenic artery. Can you spot it?
Bilateral duplicated renal collecting systems - the ol’ double double! Anyone know of the ‘Weigert-Meyer law’? Why is it important?
Just a subtle injury this one ;)
QUIZ: Can you spot the two potentially deadly diagnoses on this abdominal CT? Click here for ANSWER
Comet tail sign - a CT chest sign of round atelectasis. It consists of spiralling curvilinear opacities extending out to a subpleural “mass”. The rounded nature of the mass-like collapsed portion of lung causes the adjacent bronchovascular bundles to be pulled in resembling a comet tail. Round atelectasis is most commonly the result of asbestos related pleural disease.
Toothpaste sign - of extruded intervertebral disc material. On sagittal imaging the shape of the disc extrusion and relationship to the parent disc often appears like toothpaste being squeezed from a tube.
After 6 surgeries I know this description inside out.
Be nice to your back.
QUIZ: Which rare but distinctive facial disease is seen on this 3D CT image? Click for ANSWER
Os acromiale - the ossification center of the acromion is not fused to the remainder of the scapula. Although this is considered a normal variant, it can be unstable and predispose the patient to subacromial impingement and rotator cuff tears.