Aunt Minnie's Atlas and Imaging-Specific Diagnosis by Thomas L Pope Jr. MD

By Thomas L Pope Jr. MD

Completely revised and up to date, the fourth version of Aunt Minnie's Atlas and Imaging-Specific prognosis is a great examine device for radiology board examinations.

This vintage textbook is split into all radiology subspecialties written via specialists of their educational fields and comprise photos, historical past, findings, analysis, and dialogue. "Aunt Minnie's Pearls" on the finish of every case support toughen the main positive aspects and supply a brief assessment of significant salient points.

 Perhaps the biggest unmarried choice of Aunt Minnie-like situations in anyone ebook, , it positive factors greater than 380 situations and over 1,000 photographs representing all modalities and subspecialties in diagnostic imaging.


  • Addition of many new classic cases with up to date photographs and the addition of extra “advanced” imaging in lots of of the present cases
  • Online privileges enable electronic web entry to the entire  cases from the book 
  • "Aunt Minnie's Pearls" reinforce an important   features of each case
  • Teaching file format familiar to readers 


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1 / PEDIATRICS (c) 2015 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. 2 FINDINGS: AP scout (Fig. 1) and overhead (Fig. 2) views from a limited-contrast enema demonstrate an air-filled and dilated sigmoid colon on the scout radiograph. Contrast enema reveals a transition from a relatively narrow rectum to dilated sigmoid and descending colon. DIAGNOSIS: Hirschsprung disease DISCUSSION: Hirschsprung disease is a functional colonic obstruction characterized by an aganglionic hypertonic distal segment of bowel with associated proximal dilation.

All Rights Reserved. 4 1 / PEDIATRICS (c) 2015 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. 5 FINDINGS: Anteroposterior supine film of the abdomen (Fig. 1) demonstrates diffuse gaseous distention of bowel, linear and crescentic areas of pneumatosis intestinalis (Fig. 3). 4) reveals echogenic foci bubbling through the liver. 5). DIAGNOSIS: Necrotizing enterocolitis DISCUSSION: Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) most frequently affects premature infants or full-term infants with congenital heart disease. The underlying pathophysiology is multifactorial, but the mucosal injury probably results from ischemia compounded by hyperosmolar feedings and infection.

AUNT MINNIE’S ATLAS AND IMAGING-SPECIFIC DIAGNOSIS (c) 2015 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. 1) demonstrates slight increased lucency of the left hemithorax. 2) shows impressive left-to-right mediastinal shift and unilateral left-sided air trapping. DIAGNOSIS: Foreign body (Palmetto bug) in the left main stem bronchus DISCUSSION: Foreign bodies in the lower airway are a commonly encountered pediatric problem, particularly in children younger than 3 years. The child may present acutely with cough, respiratory distress, and wheezing or more insidiously with fever, cough, recurrent pneumonia, pneumomediastinum, or pneumothorax.

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