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A man with a productive cough

Pavlik, Daniel MSPAS, PA-C; Laxton, Mary PA-C; Felker, Lori PA-C

Journal of the American Academy of PAs: March 2017 - Volume 30 - Issue 3 - p 28–31
doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000510987.14286.b4
Case Report

ABSTRACT The clinical presentation of active tuberculosis is nonspecific. This article describes a patient whose chronic cough was eventually diagnosed as reactivation tuberculosis.

Daniel Pavlik is an assistant professor in the PA program at Salus University in Elkins Park, Pa., and practices emergency medicine at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, N.J., and Lower Bucks Hospital in Bristol, Pa. Mary Laxton is a clinical assistant professor and academic coordinator of the PA program at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa., and practices nephrology at Temple University Hospital. Lori Felker practices emergency medicine and urgent care at Union Hospital in Elkton, Md. The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

Copyright © 2017 American Academy of Physician Assistants
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