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A Patient With Progressive Dyspnea and Multiple Foci of Airspace ConsolidationDyspnea With Foci of Airspace Consolidation

Keith E. Boundy, MD; Armando E. Fraire, MD; Paulo J. Oliveira, MD, FCCP
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From the Department of Medicine (Drs Boundy and Oliveira) and Department of Pathology (Dr Fraire), University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA.

Correspondence to: Paulo J. Oliveira, MD, FCCP, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave N, Worcester, MA 01605; e-mail: Paulo.Oliveira@umassmemorial.org


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Chest. 2014;145(1):167-172. doi:10.1378/chest.13-0122
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A man in his mid-40s with known asthma presented to the ED 1 week after being discharged from inpatient care at UMass Memorial Medical Center. Ten days prior, he had presented to the hospital complaining of 3 days of progressive dyspnea; a painful, nonproductive cough; fevers; and headaches.

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