The 10,000th BMJ Case Report

Sudden flaccid paralysis We have reached a milestone with this case but, can you answer the questions below? 1. What may precipitate sudden onset paralysis? 2. What is seen in these two MRI figures? 3. What is the differential diagnosis? If you don’t know the answers or want to know more read ’Sudden flaccid paralysis’ […]

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The value of case reports

Can case reports reveal the clinical value of radiology? An odd question I know but a team of researchers from Germany asked very much that in a recently published paper. They concluded with the following answer: “In case reports published in a prominent general medical journal radiological imaging is an important key player in the diagnostic process. In […]

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The case of persistent sinus tract of facial area from dental origin

Conservative management of persistent sinus tract We have some very interesting images for you, have a look at the reviewer’s question below 1) How can we differentiate dental sinus tract from actinomycosis, pyogenic granuloma and malignancy? If you don’t know the answers or want to know more read ’Conservative management of persistent sinus tract of facial […]

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The case of Ameboma

Resurfacing of a vanishing illness We have some very interesting images for you but, can you answer the questions below? 1. What is seen at colonoscopy? 2. What would you do if you encountered this for the first time at colonoscopy? 3. How would you make sure treatment was successful? If you don’t know the […]

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The case of the Solid Blue Dot Tumour

Minor salivary gland acinic cell adenocarcinoma We have some very interesting images for you but, can you answer the questions below? 1. Based on clinical presentation, would you consider a malignant disorder as a provisional diagnosis? 2. What would be your recommended approach in such a patient before a definitive diagnosis? 3. What about afterwards? […]

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The case of ectopic central incisor

Aggressive dentigerous cyst We have some very interesting images for you but, can you answer the questions below? 1. What would be your diagnosis upon presentation? 2. What ancillary examinations would you request and what my be your differential diagnosis based on the imagiological findings? 3. How would you manage this condition? If you don’t […]

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