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Challenge of the Unknowns

Unknown #6

HISTORY:

36 year-old male with acute left-sided chest pain and tugging sensation. Onset during sleep the previous night. History of chronic asthma.

EXAMINATION:

Vital signs: pulse 100; blood pressure 145/82; temperature 98.6. Patient responsive, tachypneic, pale, perspiring. Heart sounds within normal limits. Diminished breath sounds on left.


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