Monday, December 3, 2007

VizD Challenge Week of 12/3/07



Name that Stone?





1. A 33-year-old man presents with dry mouth and mandibular swelling







2. A 24-year-old man presents right flank pain.









3. A 42-year-old woman presents with right upper quadrant pain







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13 comments:

HicksterAZ said...

1. sialolithiasis - mostly composed of calcium and most often due to submandibular gland, warton's duct, obstruction.

2. renal calculus - calcium oxalate crystal

3. cholelithiasis - cholesterol stone

Louis said...

1. sialolith (salivary gland stone)
2. staghorn calculus
3. cholesterol gallstone

Cody said...

1. Sialolithiasis - Salivary Gland Stone
2. Ureterolithiasis - Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stone
3. Choledocholithiasis - Cholesterol Gallbladder Stone

nlax said...

1. Parotid stone
2. Kidney stone
3. Gall stone

WongML said...

1) Salivary gland stone
2) Kidney stone
3) Gall stone

-Matt Wong, MS1

Kev said...

1. Giant sialolith or "megalith" of the submandibular salivary gland
2. Kidney Stone- calcium oxalate stone
3. Gallstone- cholesterol stone

taha said...

1-Sialolithiasis
2-Calcium oxalate nephrolithiasis
3-Cholesterol cholelith

Kevin said...

1. Giant sialolith or "megalith" of the submandibular salivary gland
2. Kidney Stone- calcium oxalate stone
3. Gallstone- cholesterol stone

Joshua said...

1) Sialolith
2) Renal calculus
3) Cholelith

ditzydoctor said...

ooh ooh. do you need specific types?

1. submandiublar gland stone causing sialdenitis. usually calcium phosphate and carbon

2. nephrolithiasis (kidney stone). usually calcium oxalate

3. choledocholithiasis (gallstone). likely cholesterol

ERnursey said...

Salivary duct stone, kidney stone, gallstone

Steve said...

1. Sialolithiasis - submandibular gland
2. Renal calculus
3. Cholelith

beadnik said...

1. salivary duct stone
2. kidney stone
3. gall stone

old ERnurse