Aunt Minnie's Atlas and Imaging-Specific Diagnosis by Thomas L Pope Jr. MD

By Thomas L Pope Jr. MD

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

This vintage textbook is split into all radiology subspecialties written by way of specialists of their educational fields and contain photos, background, findings, analysis, and dialogue. "Aunt Minnie's Pearls" on the finish of every case support strengthen the foremost good points and supply a brief evaluation of significant salient points.

 Perhaps the biggest unmarried selection of Aunt Minnie-like instances in anybody e-book, , it positive factors greater than 380 instances and over 1,000 pictures representing all modalities and subspecialties in diagnostic imaging.


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


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The presence of gas in those tissues is diagnostic of an abscess; however, this is infrequent. The thickness of the soft tissues between the anterior edge of the cervical spine and the posterior aspect of the aerated pharynx should be no more than the AP diameter of the cervical vertebral bodies. Unfortunately, ­expiration and lack of extension can produce the appearance of thickening of the retropharyngeal soft 16 tissues. 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.

3). Right-to-left mediastinal shift and progressive right middle and lower lobe collapse are also identified. DIAGNOSIS: Congenital lobar emphysema of right upper lobe DISCUSSION: Mediastinal shift is the hallmark of “surgical” causes of neonatal respiratory distress. The etiology of congenital lobar emphysema remains unclear. In most cases, congenital lobar emphysema is associated with an intrinsic ball-valve obstruction in the affected bronchus. The result is progressive air trapping with mediastinal shift and compressive atelectasis of adjacent lobes.

28 (Continued) FINDINGS: Frontal (Fig. 1) and lateral (Fig. 2) whole-body radiographs demonstrate enlargement of the calvarium with relative hypoplasia of the frontal bone and depression of the nasal bridge. 2) with marked rib hypoplasia (Fig. 3) and associated diminished anteroposterior thoracic dimension. All extremity bones are foreshortened, the pelvis is small with narrowed sacrosciatic notches, and there is bowing of both femora in the classic “French telephone receiver-shaped” pattern. L ­ ateral magnification radiograph of the lumbar spine (Fig.

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