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Pathology Case Study: Cavitary Lesion in the Right Upper Lung Lobe

Pathology Case Study: Cavitary Lesion in the Right Upper Lung Lobe

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine's Department of Pathology has compiled a series of case studies to help both students and instructors. In this particular case, a 39-year-old woman was treated at an outside institution after experiencing two weeks of chills and a non-productive cough. The patient's history section includes data on the patient's episodic bronchitis and cigarette use. The following tests were performed on the patient: Serologic studies for Coccidioides, lung CT scan, sputum cultures, and a flexible bronchoscopy. Those test results are all included in the case study to aid in your understanding of the patient's diagnosis. The "Final Diagnosis" section provides a detailed description provided by the contributing doctors. This is an excellent resource for students... Show More

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