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Month: October 2019

Renal abscess

A middle-aged man with diabetes mellitus type 2 presented with fever, chills and malaise. Urinalysis revealed pyuria and was positive for nitrite. Renal sonogram demonstrated a heterogeneous mass-like structure in […]

Am I seeing two urinary bladders?

We previously talked about the double bladder sign in female patients indicative of ovarian torsion. Here are images from a middle-aged gentleman, where the suprapubic scan revealed two anechoic structures, […]

Cervical mass

The cervix is not well visualized on transabdominal scans in most patients. The endovaginal approach usually results in more optimal visualization because the transducer can be placed closer to the […]

Lung Mass

Occasionally, you may stumble upon a lung mass while evaluating for B lines or other common pathologies. Particularly, ultrasonography is good at detecting primary and metastatic lung masses adjacent to […]

A 14-year-old ESRD boy with shortness of breath

Here is a POCUS case shared by Dr. Hamidreza Badeli, Director of Pediatric Diseases Research Center at Guilan University of Medical Sciences. A quick bedside ultrasound examination helped diagnose generalized […]

Other views of the heart

Please refer to ‘Focus on POCUN‘ series on the Renal Fellow Network for brief notes on other echocardiographic windows. Parasternal long axis or the PLAX view Parasternal short axis or […]