A 55 year old Caucasian female smoker, with past medical history significant for hypertension and peptic ulcer disease presented to the emergency department with a four day complaint of malaise, fever, and myalgias. She was seen by her primary care physician who started her on amoxicillin clavulanate for possible strep throat infection. Her family reported a productive cough with green sputum, pleuritic chest pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea for one week. They also felt she was getting more confused over the past several hours.
Popescu, MD, Andra
"55 year old woman with pneumonia,"
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