MKSAP: 45-year-old man with cough and right-sided chest discomfort
Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 45-year-old man is evaluated for right-sided chest discomfort and cough of 2 weeks’ duration. His chest discomfort is described as a vague, painful sensation on the right. The cough occasionally produces a small amount of sputum; he reports no hemoptysis or shortness of breath. He has felt feverish with mild fatigue but has had no weight loss. He is a smoker with a 20-pack-year history. He takes no medications. On physical examination, temperature is 37.6 °C (99.7 °F), blood pressure is 1...
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