For Radiologists and Detectives

The Common Vein

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What Do You See?

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Tell the Story of the Fur Balls on the Wire

This fence surrounds a farm in Pennsylvania and there are odd looking hair balls at fixed intervals along the fence and then at a lower lvel these hair balss collect in a more linear fashion. Can you work this one out? Courtesy Ashley Davidoff MD. 02162p code accessory interesting radiologists and detectives

What Type of Flower?

This is a picture of a very well known flower – which from this view may be difficult to recognise. A second view will give the game away. Courtesy Ashley Davidoff MD. 13422 radiologists and detectives Davidoff photography

Multiple Views to Get to the Truth

Its the bird of paradise of course – aka strelitsia The orthogonal view as in radiology is key. yet those who have the knowledge of flowers would recognise the strelitsia by a single petal. This is part of the art of looking and seeing. Courtesy Ashley Davidoff MD. 13423 radiologists and detectives Davidoff photography

Polly Right Face

Polly looks this way and shows the right side of his face. Take as much in as you can because we are going to show you the other side and the last in the series will test your powers of observation. Courtesy Ashley Davidoff MD 13424 radiologists and detectives

Polly Left Face

Polly turns his face to to the other side, and shows the left face. Make your observations because the next image could be the left or the right side. Courtesy Ashley Davidoff MD 13425 radiologists and detectives

Polly Which Face?

Polly is back again – is this his left face or his right. What features distinguished the left from the right? Did you see the little black spot on hithe upper beak of his right face – This is his right face which we switched on you to help build powers of observation.Courtesy Ashley Davidoff MD. 13426 radiologists and detectives

Which is the Reflection and Which is Real?

Are we downside up or upside down? Can you tell which is the real image and which the reception? Courtesy Ashley Davidoff MD. 13427 code accessory interesting for radiologists and detectives

Correct Orientation

See the Debris Floating on the Water

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Where in the US are We?

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What is Going On?

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What is it?

This is part of the game of perception. What do you think this picture represents? The next image turns the image around – see what you think. 13430 Courtesy Ashley Davidoff MD. code For Radiologists and Detectives radiologists and detectives

Switch the Orientation

What is it Now?

The image has been turned around – What do you think this image repesents? The image will be turned around in the series – one more time – See what you think? 13432 Courtesy Ashley Davidoff MD. code For Radiologists and Detectives

Last Switch – There Should Be No Doubt

Now the image is in the appropriate projection – What do you think of it now? – Can you see a chin? The image is of course a posterior view of the right shoulder. Courtesy Ashley Davidoff MD. 13433 code For Radiologists and Detectives

Why Are the Veins Distended Yet the Arms Are HIgher than the Heart?

A sculpture of the crucifixion on the banks of the Salzach river which runs through Salzburg, Austria. A sharp edged wound, presumablly representing a penetrating wound, enters the right chest. Note, that despite the elevation of the arms above the right atrium (RA) there is persistent distension of the veins. How do you put this together as a clinical scenario? Cardiac tamponade is the best explanation. Courtesy Ashley Davidoff MD. 00162 code accessory interesting detectives and radiologists pericardium pericardial tamponade Davidoff photography

Duplicated SMA?

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Duplicated Kidneys?

Are we seeing double? Do we see a duplex kidney? This is the portal venous phase of a superior mesenteric artery angiogram. There is a narrowing of the portal vein and post stenotic dilatation in this patient with carcinoma of the pancreas causing encasement of the vein Courtesy Ashley Davidoff MD. 13438 code portal vein pancreas encasement post stenotic dilatation carcinoma radiologists and detectives

Where did the story start?

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