31yo, previously healthy woman, 2 months Post partum, seen at the ED for dyspnea and anasarca, What is your diagnosis?
Perfomed by Dr Dumerjuste
This ultrasound, performed by Dr. Dumerjuste, PGY-1 EM resident at HUM, on a 19 yr old female who presented with fever, right flank pain and right lumbar pain for 5 days. While initially concerned for pyelonephritis, the ultrasound demonstrates a large, well-defined, hypoechoic complex fluid filled structure cleared located within the liver.
Dr. Menager, PGY-1 EM resident performed this ultrasound on a 47 yr old man complaining of shortness of breath over the last month, worsening in the last day, associated with increasing lower extremity edema.
PERIOCARDIOCENTESIS PERFORMED – 1500cc removed from pericardium
With high rates of tuberculosis, we really do see many pericardial effusions that require drainage. In fact, Dr. Plantin performed his second pericardiocentesis on his very next shift! Learn how to perform this procedure now so when the time comes for you to perform it, you will be ready
An 80 yr old male presented to the HUM ED complaining of acute onset epigastric and abdominal pain that started approximately 12 hours prior to arrival and was followed by multiple episodes of coffee ground emesis. Patient arrived to the ED holding his abdomen and screaming in pain.
Blood pressure: 100/60 Heart rate: 150 RR: 28 Saturation: 88% on non-rebreather
Abdominal exam revealed a rigid abdomen with significant rebound and involuntary guarding.
Dr. Menager, PGY-1 EM resident at HUM, describes the presentation and reviews CT findings in the case of a young boy who presented to the Emergency Department with a story concerning for a tracheal foreign body. Continue reading