Copyright 2004 Gillian Lieberman, MD, all rights reserved

Radiologic assessment of complications due to diabetes

 1. Introduction 
 2. Case 1:Neuropathy 
 3. Case 2:Vasculopathy 
 4. Case 3:Infection 
 5. Case 4:Miscellaneous 

This integrated curriculum provides "one stop shopping" for learning optimal patient assessment and management of the frequent complications of Diabetes. Radiologic, Clinical, and Basic Science aspects (Anatomy, Pathophysiology) are included resulting in a truly integrated comprehensive offering. Interactive case-based problems are presented with didactic notes. The Q and A format of the cases gives the user the opportunity to make recommendations for patient workups, make findings on images, and suggest diagnosis and patient treatment. The Menu of Radiologic tests, including Plain films of extremities, CXR, KUB, BaSw, UGI, SBFT, BE, IVP, CT, US, MRI, Radionuclide scans is detailed and algorithms are offered to promote optimal use. Numerous images and image galleries aid the user in learning the typical appearance of the common sequelae of Diabetic Neuropathy, Vasculopathy and Infection including, Bladder outlet obstruction, Gastric outlet obstruction, Fecal impaction, Diabetic cholecystopathy, Charcot foot, Aneurysms, Intermittant claudication, Diabetic nephropathy, Coronary disease, Emphysematous Cholecystitis pyelonephritis and Papillary necrosis. Differential diagnosis lists are offered. This curriculum is aimed at those interested in Internal medicine, General Surgery, Endocrinology, Nephrology, NeurologyPrimary care, Cardiology, Radiology.

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