CASE AND ANALYSIS BY NAHID RIANON, MD, MPH, AND DEEPA VASUDEVAN, MD, MPH, Author at Clinical Advisor

CASE AND ANALYSIS BY NAHID RIANON, MD, MPH, AND DEEPA VASUDEVAN, MD, MPH

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An unusual diagnosis in an African American with fatigue and nausea

At first glance, the diagnosis did not fit the patient’s profile. Further examination produced unexpected results. Ms. W, a 53-year-old African American, had a two-day history of shortness of breath both at rest and during regular daily activities. She noted increased fatigue, constipation, and a 10- to 15-lb weight loss in the past six weeks…

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