33-Year-Old Man With Cough, Fever, and Weight Loss

Burnette, Brian L.; Beckman, Thomas J.
October 2007
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Oct2007, Vol. 82 Issue 10, p1265
Academic Journal
A quiz concerning the diagnosis of a patient with cough, fever, and weight loss symptoms is presented.


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