Category: Radiology

What Keeps Each Medical Specialty in Business?

Author: @DrGolfShirt

Ortho: Trampoline Parks

Dermatology: Tanning Beds

Emerge: Alcohol

Family Medicine: WebMD

Sports Med: Crossfit

Medicine: Smoking

Urology: Calcium Oxalate

Psych: Social Media

Cardiology: Bacon

Trauma: 2nd Amendment

Anesthesia: Sudoku

Radiology: CT next to the ER

ENT: Nose Picking

BREAKING: MRI of 54 year old male’s shoulder reported as normal.

By: @DrGolfShirt

The medical community is abuzz after the MRI of a 54 year-old Ontario man, Wade Lafreniere’s, right shoulder was reported as “normal”. To date, it is the first documented case of a normal shoulder MRI in a patient over the age of 30. Radiology was unable to list any pathology to rule out and clinical correlation was not recommended.  

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Scientists Conclude Radiology Reading Rooms Are Black Holes

Houston, TX – Continuing advancements in technology allow scientists to make incredible discoveries regarding our universe. Widely publicized photos of a black hole took the internet by storm earlier this year, and since then scientists have discovered more black holes in locations that may surprise some – radiology reading rooms.

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Radiologist on Edge of Seat Watching Static Television

Phoenix, AZ – For years many have thought radiologists see things the rest of us don’t. We generally accept it and let them have their fun unless they try to start fixing things. Most of their images look like black and white spaghetti and it’s honestly just a mess anyway. A new story this week adds evidence to the theory the dark room enthusiasts may have a sixth sense.

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Emergency Department Unveils Bold New Stethoscope

Denver, CO – The chants of “What do we want? CT SCANS! When do we want them? NOW!” could be heard echoing around a Denver hospital this morning. The unveiling of a much anticipated stethoscope finally took place, one that is sure to make it even easier and quicker for physicians to get CT scans. The bold new design features an actual scanner where the bell/diaphragm traditionally sit.

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Man Uses “Throckmorton Sign” to Make All Major Life Decisions

Cockeysville, MD – Throckmorton sign has long been used as a joke in the field of radiology and refers to the phenomenon when the penis ‘points’ to the same side as the patient’s pathology, such as a broken bone, on an imaging study. To local citizen Peter Johnson, however, the sign is anything but a joke.

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