0
Postgraduate Education Corner: PULMONARY AND CRITICAL CARE PEARLS |

A 57-Year-Old Woman With Fever and Abnormal Chest CT Findings*

Veronica L. Chan, MRCP; Clary K. L. Lee, FRCPath; Wah-Shing Leung, MRCP; Shek-Ying Lin, MRCP; Chung-Ming Chu, MD, FCCP
Author and Funding Information

*From the Departments of Medicine and Geriatrics (Drs. Chan, Leung, Lin, and Chu) and Pathology (Dr. Lee), United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China.

Correspondence to: Chung-Ming Chu, MD, FCCP, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China, e-mail: chucm@ha.org.hk



Chest. 2006;130(3):924-927. doi:10.1378/chest.130.3.924
Text Size: A A A
Published online

Extract

A 57-year-old woman was referred as an inpatient for a fever of > 3 months in duration. Despite previous extensive inpatient evaluation, the cause of fever could not be identified. She did not respond to multiple courses of IV broad-spectrum antibiotics. She did not smoke, drink alcohol, or use illicit drugs. She had no recent travel, no exposure to animals, and no known insect or tick bites. Her three other family members remained well. She did not have any respiratory symptoms.

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview

Sign In to Access Full Content

MEMBER & INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBER

Want Access?

NEW TO CHEST?

Become a CHEST member and receive a FREE subscription as a benefit of membership.

Individuals can purchase this article on ScienceDirect.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal or buy individual articles.

Learn more about membership or Purchase a Full Subscription.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCESS

Institutional access is now available through ScienceDirect and can be purchased at myelsevier.com.

Topics

fever ; chest ct

Sign In to Access Full Content

MEMBER & INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBER

Want Access?

NEW TO CHEST?

Become a CHEST member and receive a FREE subscription as a benefit of membership.

Individuals can purchase this article on ScienceDirect.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal or buy individual articles.

Learn more about membership or Purchase a Full Subscription.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCESS

Institutional access is now available through ScienceDirect and can be purchased at myelsevier.com.

Figures

Tables

Suggested Readings

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign In to Access Full Content

MEMBER & INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBER

Want Access?

NEW TO CHEST?

Become a CHEST member and receive a FREE subscription as a benefit of membership.

Individuals can purchase this article on ScienceDirect.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal or buy individual articles.

Learn more about membership or Purchase a Full Subscription.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCESS

Institutional access is now available through ScienceDirect and can be purchased at myelsevier.com.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Find Similar Articles
CHEST Journal Articles
PubMed Articles
  • CHEST Journal
    Print ISSN: 0012-3692
    Online ISSN: 1931-3543