38 years old female with postpartal anuria

History 38 years old female with acute anuric renal failure 7 days after delivery complicated by postpartal hemorrhage. Imaging findings The arterial phase CT scan shows lack of cortical enhancement of both kidneys (image A). In the nephrographic phase there is enhancement of the renal medulla and the very outer part of the renal cortex…

30 years old male with hematologic malignancy

History 30 years old male during high-dose chemotherapy with cytarabine for hematologic malignancy. Imaging findings A PET-CT scan was performed for staging. Images A and C (minimum intensity projections in lung window) show diffuse intramural gas in the right hemicolon as well as gas in the pericolonic fat. Image B is a slabbed volume rendering…

25 years old female with chronic right upper quadrant abdominal pain

History 25 years old female with chronic right upper quadrant abdominal pain. Imaging findings Portal venous phase contrast-enhanced MRI shows multiple liver lesions compatible with metastases (A). In MRCP, cystic dilatations of extrahepatic bile ducts including common hepatic duct and common hepatocholedochal duct (B, arrows) are visible. Coronary T2-weighted imaging (C) and coronal portal venous…

34 years old female after car accident

History 34 years old female after car accident as front-seat passenger. The vehicle was overturning several times after tumbling down a scarp with 140 km/h. She complains about paresthesia of the right index and middle finger. Imaging findings Axial CT scans of the cervical spine show a fracture of the right articular process of C7…

51 years old male with progressive dyspnea

History 51 years old male with progressive dyspnea during treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Imaging findings Image A shows a CT scan 3 months after beginning of anti-cancer therapy. There are subtle curvilinear opacities in the subpleural lung periphery on the left side. Images B, C, and D show a CT scan 6 months after beginning…

46 years old male with fever and weight loss

History 46 years old male with fever, cough and weight loss. He has a history of alcoholism. Imaging findings Plain radiograph (A) of the chest shows irregular opacities including larger consolidations and smaller nodules. In the middle and upper parts there are hyperlucencies indicative of cavitations. Transverse sections of a chest CT (B, C) demonstrate…

76 years old female found unconscious

History 76 years old female found unconscious at home. Imaging findings Unenhanced head scans (A, C) show subarachnoid hemorrhage with symmetric clot deposition predominantly within the basal cisterns. Blood is also found in the ventricle system. Volume rendering technique (B) and maximum intensity projection (D) of a CT angiogram depict a small focal outpouching of…