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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 158-160
A 22-year-old woman with fever, shortness of breath and chest pain


Department of Radiodiagnosis, Sardar Patel Medical College, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India

Date of Submission03-Oct-2008
Date of Acceptance09-Nov-2008
Date of Web Publication10-Jul-2009

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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1737.53345

PMID: 19641650

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How to cite this article:
Meena G L, Jindal G, Rastogi R, Jindal K. A 22-year-old woman with fever, shortness of breath and chest pain. Ann Thorac Med 2009;4:158-60

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Meena G L, Jindal G, Rastogi R, Jindal K. A 22-year-old woman with fever, shortness of breath and chest pain. Ann Thorac Med [serial online] 2009 [cited 2019 Nov 14];4:158-60. Available from: http://www.thoracicmedicine.org/text.asp?2009/4/3/158/53345


A 22-year-old woman was admitted to our institute with complaints of fever for the past 5 days; cough, chest pain and progressively aggravating breathlessness for the past 2 days. There was no significant past history. On examination she appeared moderately ill; temperature was 100F, heart rate was 100/ min and respiratory rate was 22/min. Chest examination revealed decreased breath sounds bilaterally.


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  1. What are the radiological findings?
  2. What is the likely diagnosis?




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