Virginia Aguila
Creighton University
RadiologySurgeryChest painRight pulmonary arteryStenosisHistoplasmosisPulmonary valve stenosisMediastinal fibrosisPulmonary arteryMediastinitisMedicine
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#1Ruby Satpathy (Creighton University)H-Index: 7
#2Virginia Aguila (Creighton University)H-Index: 1
Last. Ijaz A. Khan (UMB: University of Maryland, Baltimore)H-Index: 37
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Abstract A rare case of fibrosing mediastinitis from histoplasmosis with extrinsic compression of the right pulmonary artery is reported. A 41-year-old patient presented with worsening symptoms of cough, fever, migratory arthralgia, chest pain, and progressive dyspnea. The pulmonary artery involvement was suspected by transthoracic echo and was confirmed by transesophageal echo, CT scan of chest, and right heart catheterization. Diagnosis of histoplasmosis was confirmed by biopsy and serological...
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