A 64-year-old woman is evaluated for a 6-week history of dyspnea, dry cough, fever, chills, night sweats, and fatigue, which have not responded to treatment with azithromycin and levofloxacin; she has lost 2.2 kg (5 lb) during that time. Based upon
D. Exercise treadmill stress test. The correct answer is D: Exercise treadmill stress test. ... In this setting, an exercise treadmill stress test is the most appropriate noninvasive imaging study.
Performing another HIV test is not indicated in this patient at this time.
A 50-year-old woman is evaluated for a rash on the back of her elbows and knees. A similar rash has occurred in the past, with her first episode as a young adult.A 50-year-old woman is evaluated for a rash on the back of her elbows and knees. A
Antinuclear antibody test results are negative, and anti-Ro/SSA antibody test results are positive.
A 49-year-old woman is evaluated for recurrent burning and itching on her mid-back that have been present for 2 years. Physical examination discloses ill-defined hyperpigmented patches on the mid-back below the medial aspect of the scapulae, as shown
A 62-year-old man is evaluated for an asymptomiatic nodule on his should that has been present for more than 1 year. Skin findings are shown. What is the most likely diagnosis?.
What is the most likely cause of the findings in this high-resolution CT scan?
A 35-year-old man is evaluated for a 2-year history of intermittent chest pain that is retrosternal, lasts for seconds to minutes, is unrelated to exertion, and does not radiate. It is occasionally associated with swallowing. Upper endoscopy is
A 30-year-old woman is evaluated for management of new-onset atrial fibrillation. She has a history of tetralogy of Fallot that was repaired at age 18 months. She has had no cardiovascular concerns since that time and has not had regular follow-up