TITLE

19-Year-Old Man With Chest Pain, Fever, and Vomiting

AUTHOR(S)
Schultz, Jason C.; Lassi, Nisha K.; Edson, Randall S.
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Nov2007, Vol. 82 Issue 11, p1405
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the case of a 19-year old patient who was presented to the emergency department with a 5-day history of chest pain, fever and vomiting. The vital signs and findings of the various tests on the patient are discussed. The patient developed polymicrobial mediastinitis as a complication of mediastinal histoplasmosis. The symptoms, complications and diagnosis of the disease are explained.
ACCESSION #
27392238

 

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