When you hear hooves, do not ignore the zebra: malignancy disguised as recurrent pneumonia

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Mendoza, C. Ba
Sherman, Matthew
Fidahussein, S.
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2018-05-01
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C. Ba Mendoza, M. Sherman, and S. Fidahussein. 2018. When you hear hooves, do not ignore the zebra: malignancy disguised as recurrent pneumonia. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2018;197:A4120
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Introduction: We present a case in which a rare malignancy is consistently misdiagnosed as a pneumonia and treated with antibiotic therapy over a span of three months before a diagnosis of extensive brochoalveolar carcinoma (adenocarcinoma in situ) was made.

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American Thoracic Society
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American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine;v.197
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1073-449X
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