Zuber Ahmed

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CONTEXT Recurrent pneumothorax is common in cavitory pulmonary tuberculosis, but it is extremely rare in miliary tuberculosis. CASE REPORT A 25 year old female patient presented to us with the complains of shortness of breath since 3 days. She was also having fever and cough since 3 months. Chest roentgenogram (PA view) on admission showed a left sided(More)
Hydatid cyst is a disease caused by a parasitic tapeworm, Echinococcus granulosus, and most commonly involves liver and lung. Ruptured pulmonary hydatid cyst can present a diagnostic challenge, and radiograph can be inconclusive. Anaphylactic reaction is a rare complication of ruptured pulmonary hydatid cyst. A 22-year-old male came to our emergency(More)
Myelomatous pleural effusion is a very rare presentation of multiple myeloma. A 65-year-old male patient presented to us with complaints of dyspnea and left-sided chest pain. His contrast enhanced computed tomography of the thorax showed left-sided pleural effusion with multiple pleural nodules. His pleural fluid cytology shows malignant plasma cells with(More)
CONTEXT The most common malignancies associated with malignant pleural effusions are carcinomas of the breast, lung, gastrointestinal tract, ovary and lymphomas. Primary peritoneal adenocarcinoma is a very rare cause of malignant pleural effusion. CASE REPORT A 72-year old female patient presented to us with shortness of breath for the last 2 months. A(More)
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