Yes, it may indicate infection or sarcoidosis.
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The findings mentioned in the chest x ray are not present in the CT chest. But the findings mentioned in the CT chest do not give a clear picture and are a little...
It seems your friend has developed pulmonary histoplasmosis. Treatment differs according to chronicity of the disease :
If it is acute ( recent onset ), an antifungal therapy either with itraconazole or amphotericin B. Alongwith it, prednisone therapy is needed for initial 1-2 weeks
Infections that are characterized by granulomas include tuberculosis, leprosy,...
I had a little puss on the back of my throat about three weeks ago and it was diagnosed as tonsillitis and a round of amoxic. was prescribed. My tonsils never got swollen or got worse. I had a tight feeling at the bottom of my throat that got worse and moved up; I now have a pus or yellow/white coating on the back of my tongue , swollen lymph nodes in neck and chest, the feeling of something in my lower throat and like i need to burp. I got a shot of penicillin 2 weeks ago and nothing got better. I'm on a zpack not and it is not helping. what if anything could I do and what the heck is this??
Complete Peni V regimen, 10days and throat swab
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I understand it can be disturbing taking drugs without any improvement. However, I think the option of the penicillin as choice of drug was reasonable. However, persistence of symptoms...
Lot more differential diagnosis are there.
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Tests for polymyalgia rheumatica has already done in your case, there are no other useful tests which can be done. I think you have mistakenly written GSA in place of G.C.A which is giant cell arteritis...
1. Dercum disease can be present in a person with polycythemia vera, the exact cause is unknown but this can be caused by the fat cell dysfunction, mechanical pressure on the nerves.
PS: the disease is chronic and progressive, thusprognosis depends on the medical conditions present or...
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Lung mass with adjacent calcification may be due to many reasons.
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