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Acute Chest Syndrome

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Affiliation: Madigan Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Acute Chest Syndrome

History: 22yo AA male with known sickle cell disease presents with fever, cough for the last two days.

Findings: CXR: Patchy, bibasilar predominant opacities obscuring hemidiaphragms. Sclerosis of bilateral humeral heads. Splenectomy.

Ddx: Pneumonia - bacterial, atypical Pulmonary edema Pulmonary hemorrhage

Dxhow: Sputum Cx positive with S. Pneumoniae.

Exam: Sp02 in mid 90's initially and after a few hours dipped into the mid 80's. WBC 18 Temp 101F

No MeSH data available.


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Acute Chest Syndrome

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PA chest radiograph
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MPX1541_synpic21876: PA chest radiograph

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Madigan Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Acute Chest Syndrome

History: 22yo AA male with known sickle cell disease presents with fever, cough for the last two days.

Findings: CXR: Patchy, bibasilar predominant opacities obscuring hemidiaphragms. Sclerosis of bilateral humeral heads. Splenectomy.

Ddx: Pneumonia - bacterial, atypical Pulmonary edema Pulmonary hemorrhage

Dxhow: Sputum Cx positive with S. Pneumoniae.

Exam: Sp02 in mid 90's initially and after a few hours dipped into the mid 80's. WBC 18 Temp 101F

No MeSH data available.