Plain Film

HAVE A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH ON THE BOARDS. It goes quickly so you must do this on all films.

"ABCD"

Air (Missing these = Fail)

1. Portal vein

2. Emphysematous cholecystitis

3. Emphysematous pyelonephritis

4. Emphysematous cystitis

5. Retroperitoneal air

6. Free air

7. Pneumatosis

Bowel Pattern Location Hernia

Calcium

Gallbladder

Renal

Appendix

Bladder

Aneurysms

Dem Bones

Lytic pedicles will signify RCC on board exams.

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