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A 42-Year-Old Farmer From Bangladesh With Respiratory Failure, Septic Arthritis, and Multiple Cavitating ConsolidationsFarmer With Respiratory Failure, Cavitations

Mohammed H. AlShati, MD, FCCP; Rajinder M. Joshi, MD
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From the Division of Respirology and Sleep Medicine (Dr AlShati), Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Microbiology (Dr Joshi), Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Laboratory Center, Yiaco Medical Co, Al-Adan Hospital, Ahmadi, Kuwait.

CORRESPONDENCE TO: Mohammed H. AlShati, MD, FCCP, Division of Respirology and Sleep Medicine, Al-Adan Hospital, PO Box 46969, Ahmadi, 64020, Kuwait; e-mail: dr_alshatti@hotmail.com


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Chest. 2014;146(2):e56-e59. doi:10.1378/chest.13-3000
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A 42-year-old man was directly admitted to the ICU with respiratory failure and hypotension. Two weeks prior and just after returning from Bangladesh, he presented to a polyclinic with fever, right knee pain, and generalized aches, for which he received oral antibiotics. He was a farmer, had diabetes, never smoked, and consumed alcohol occasionally.

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