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  1. John Jossef

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    A patient with low grade fever and weight loss has poor excursion on the right side of the chest with decreased fremitus, flatness to percussion, and decreased breath sounds all on the right. The trachea is deviated to the left.
    Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

    1- Pneumothorax
    2- Pleural effusion
    3- Consolidated pneumonia
    4- Atelectasis
    5- COPD

    From: Pre Test Medicine 12th
     

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    Re: Case Study 6

    looks like TB.

    Go for Pleural effusion..
     

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    Re: Case Study 6

    2- Pleural effusion- caused may be by tuberculosis or cancer
     

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    Answer: Pleural effusion

    Answer: Pleural effusion
     

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    pleural effusion
     

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    pneumotorax
     

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