Lesson series

Foundations Week 8: Plain Films

DICOM-based training that mirrors practice
Format

Online
Course

Foundations Curriculum

Week #8

DICOM-based

76 Full Cases

Learn : Practice

Integrated Answers

Audience

PGY2 Radiology Residents

Price

$
40

Full DICOM Cases

Cxr

abdomen 

 SOFT TISSUE NECK

C-SPINE

ankle/foot

knee

pelvis/hip

wrist

shoulder

Prepare for the after-hours with these plain film cases

  • Tension pneumothorax

    Review these topics before taking cases:
    • Typical signs of a pneurmothorax on a chest x-ray for adults and children
    • Most common causes of a pneumothorax
    • How to differentiate pneumothorax from a pneumopericardium
  • Pericardial effusion

    Review these topics before taking cases:
    • Typical appearance of pericardial effusion on AP CXR
    • What is the 'Oreo cookie' sign? and where do you look for it?
  • Pneumoperitoneum

    Review these topics before taking cases:
    • Become familiar with these imaging 'signs':
      ○ Rigler’s sign 
      ○ Inverted V sign 
      ○ Football sign 
      ○ Falciform ligament sign
      ○ Urachus sign 
      ○ Parahepatic sign 
      ○ Morrison’s pouch sign
      ○ Triangular sign 
      ○ Scrotal air sign
      ○ Cupola sign
      ○ Crescent sign
  • Small bowel obstruction

    Review these topics before taking cases:
    • What are the common signs of bowel obstruction on supine and upright x-rays?
  • Pneumonia

  • Tubes and lines

  • Retropharyngeal abscess

  • Septic joint

  • Shoulder dislocation

  • and more...

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created by

Rajesh Bhayana
Michael Chan

Course delivery by

University of Toronto Radiology Residents

Peer-to-Peer learning that mirrors practice.