What is the most likely cause of the findings in this high-resolution CT scan?
Antinuclear antibody test results are negative, and anti-Ro/SSA antibody test results are positive.
A 49-year-old woman is evaluated for a 6- month history of exertional dyspnea and nonproductive cough that had an insidious onset. She has not noticed any particular triggers for her cough. She has no history of asthma, airway disease, reflux, or
A 50-year-old man is evaluated for a 6-month history of dysphagia. He describes a sensation of both solids and liquids sticking in the midesophageal area. This sensation has slowly worsened over time. He also describes intermittent midsternal
C. HLA B27 testing. D. Nucleic acid amplification urine test for Neisseria gonorrhoeae. ... The correct answer is D: Nucleic acid amplification urine test for Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
A 37-year-old woman is evaluated in the emergency department for the acute onset of pain after 2 weeks of bloody diarrhea. The diarrhea has escalated to 15 times per day. She has ulcerative colitis that was diagnosed 2 years ago. She currently takes
Which of the following is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next in this patient?
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A 34-year-old woman is evaluated for sharp intermittent pleuritic chest pain that has persisted for 1 week. The pain is worse when she lies down in the supine position. She has had no fever, chills, cough, or weight loss. She had acute viral
A 70-year-old woman with hypothyroidism fell and fractured her hip. During preoperative evaluation for hip fracture repair, she mentions recent mild fatigue, which has not significantly limited performance of her daily activities, and ongoing right