Saturday, August 22, 2009

22 - Honeycomb lung on chest X-ray causes

Here is a list of all the causes which result in the Honeycomb appearance of the lung on chest X-ray :

1. Cystic fibrosis
2. Cystic bronchiectasis
3. Collagen disorders : Rheumatoid arthritis and Scleroderma
4. Drugs : Busulphan, Bleomycin, Cyclophosphamide, Melphalan and Nitrofurantoin
5. Pneumoconioses
6. Langerhan cell histiocytosis
7. Interstitial lung diseases
8. Idiopathic interstitial fibrosis ( Fibrosing necrotizing alveolitis )
9. Neurofibromatosis
10. Tuberous sclerosis
11. Extrinsic allergic alveolitis 

Mnemonic : CD(bbcmn) SPLINTER

Thursday, August 20, 2009

21 - PGI chandigarh December 2007 Radiology Mcqs

1q: Most common cancer due to radiation ?

a. leukemia
b. bronchogenic carcinoma
c. Thyroid carcinoma
d. breast cancer
e. bone tumor

2q: Contrasts used in USG ?

a. urograffin
b. ultragraffin
c. sonavist
d. conray
e. barium

3q: double bubble sign is seen in ?

a. duodenal atresia
b. ileal atresia
c. pyloric stenosis
d. pancreatic divisum
e. volvulus

4q: Radiation emitted by Ir-192 is ?

a. 0.5 MeV
b. 0.6 MeV
c. 0.66 MeV
d. 0.666 MeV
e. 0.47 MeV

5q: Which of the following statements are true about MRCP ?

a. MRI is used to obtain the images
b. CT is used for the images
c. it shows the biliary tree
d. dye has to be injected endoscopically
e. it is an invasive procedure

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