Case of the Month: March, 2011

Submitted by Max Pollock, MD.

History: 18 year-old girl with 4 day history of sore throat develops acute onset cough, shortness of breath, and chest pain. Chest CT is ordered to further evaluate.

Chest CT 

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Question: Salient pulmonary findings include:

  1. Lobar pneumonia
  2. Bilateral cavitary pulmonary nodules
  3. Definite evidence of metastatic disease
  4. Benign hamartomas
  5. Multiple vascular malformations
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