CPC: An Unusual Case of Granulomatous Lung Disease

HSS Journal

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Doruk Erkan, MD, MPH
Associate Attending Rheumatologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Physician-Scientist, Barbara Volcker Center for Women and Rheumatic Disease
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Anne R. Bass, MD
Program Director, Rheumatology Fellowship Program, Hospital for Special Surgery
Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery

Deborah Alpert, MD, PhD

Department of Rheumatology
Hospital for Special Surgery

Douglas B. Flieder, MD

Department of Surgical Pathology
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA

Excerpt:
A 28-year-old Hispanic female was transferred to New York Presbyterian Hospital in December for pneumonia, unresponsive to antibiotics. She had been in her usual state of health until the preceding summer, when she developed progressive shortness of breath and a cough. Her cough was initially nonproductive, but she eventually developed blood-tinged green sputum, pleuritic chest pain, and persistent fevers and chills.

This article appears in HSS Journal: Volume 2, Number 2.
View the full article at springerlink.com.


About the HSS Journal
HSS Journal, an academic peer-reviewed journal, is published twice a year, February and September, and features articles by internal faculty and HSS alumni that present current research and clinical work in the field of musculoskeletal medicine performed at HSS, including research articles, surgical procedures, and case reports.

 

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