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A 54-Year-Old Man Presenting With an Abnormal Abdominal CT Scan 8 Months After Double Lung Transplant

Daniel P. Mistrot, MD; Vincent A. Gemma, MD; Ronald A. Gagliano, Jr., MD; Ashraf Omar, MD, FCCP; Tanmay S. Panchabhai, MD, FCCP
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CORRESPONDENCE TO: Tanmay S. Panchabhai, MD, FCCP, Lung Transplant Program, John and Doris Norton Thoracic Institute, St Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, 500 W. Thomas Rd, Ste 500 Phoenix, AZ 85013


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;149(5):e151-e155. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2015.12.031
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A 54-year-old man who had undergone bilateral sequential lung transplant for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis was admitted to the hospital for further evaluation of an abnormal abdominal CT scan. Three months previously a gastrojejunostomy tube had been placed after he was found to have evidence of silent aspiration with oral intake. At a recent clinic visit, he denied abdominal pain or problems with the feeding tube. He described frequent diarrhea since placement of the feeding tube.

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