A 34-Year-Old Man With Bilateral Paraspinal Masses and Shortness of Breath

Kyle White, Charles Blay, Ali Ataya, Hassan Alnuaimat, Raju Reddy

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Abstract

Case Presentation: A 34-year-old man with history of β-thalassemia major and splenectomy presented with a 1-month history of progressively worsening dyspnea, orthopnea, localized chest discomfort, and lower extremity edema. He denied fevers, chills, nasal congestion, and night sweats. He denied tobacco, alcohol, and illicit substance abuse. Family history was remarkable for lung cancer in his mother.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e99-e102
JournalCHEST
Volume156
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2019
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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