Posts Tagged ‘inflammatory disease’

A 34-Year-Old Woman with Increasing Dyspnea

Posted by • March 21st, 2014

In the latest Case Record of the Massachusetts General Hospital, a 34-year-old woman with a history of Raynaud’s phenomenon and symmetric joint pain was admitted to the hospital because of increasing dyspnea. An echocardiogram showed severe pulmonary hypertension. Diagnostic test results were received. A diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension can be confirmed in a straightforward manner by… Read More…

Hidradenitis

Posted by • January 13th, 2012

In the latest article in our Clinical Practice review series, Hidradenitis Suppurativa, a 50-year-old woman presented with fatigue and shortness of breath. Dyspnea after moderate exertion had developed gradually, along with profound malaise and a nonproductive cough. In the 48 hours before admission, her shortness of breath had worsened. Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic, recurrent inflammatory… Read More…