Category Archives: Radiology

Frequently asked Xray views.

Supra orbital fissure – Caldwell view Recurrent shoulder dislocation -Strikers view Sella tursica -Lateral view Scaphoid -Oblique view Patella- skyline view Pneumothorax -PA view in full expiration

Types of renal calculi and their properties.

Calcium Oxalate Calculus Most common renal calculi Hard and small Phosphate calculus Smooth, white and solitary. Triple phosphate calculus-Calcium Ammonium magnesium phosphate/struvite calculus. Staghorn calculus- When they fill all or most of renal pelvis. Seen in alkaline urine especially with …

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X ray appearences in heart diseases.

Imaging of the chest is not only valuable in respiratory disorders, but it also¬† gives valuable insights into specific disease conditions of heart. Given below are specific appearances that heart diseases make on an X ray film. Coeur en Sabot …

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Barium study findings in various gastrointestinal diseases.

Barium swallow findings Bird beak appearance – Achalasia cardia Rat tail appearance – Achalasia cardia Corkscrew esophagus – Diffuse esophageal spasm Curling esophagus – Diffuse esophageal spasm Nut crackers esophagus – Diffuse esophageal spasm Barium meal findings String sign – …

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Precautions to be taken against nuclear radiation exposure.

The news about potential nuclear disaster from nuclear rod meltdown at Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan in itself is capable of producing symptoms in susceptible patients. Since radiation exposure is unpreventable ,if occurring in our locality, most people are worried …

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Radiosensitive tumours

Highly radiosensitive Wilm’s Tumour Ewing Sarcoma lymphoma Multiple Myeloma Seminoma/Dysgerminoma Limited sensitivity squamous and basal cell carcinomas of the skin carcinomas of the mouth, including the tongue and lip carcinomas of the accessory sinuses carcinoma of the bladder carcinoma of …

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