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Journal:   ARCHIVES OF IRANIAN MEDICINE   December 2018 , Volume 21 , Number 12; Page(s) 613 To 615.


Author(s):  DOS SANTOS VITORINO MODESTO*, Brum Evandro Luiz, Feitosa Layssa de Melo, Ferreira Kamila Fernandes, Silva Camila de Azevedo
* Hospital das Forcas Armadas. Estrada do Contorno do Bosque s/n, Cruzeiro Novo. CEP 70.658-900, Brasilia-DF, Brasil
A 75-year-old hypertensive woman using perindopril arginine (5 mg/d) came to the hospital with dyspnea on exertion, productive cough, and asthenia for 15 days. She denied alcoholism, smoking, illicit drug use or weight loss. On admission, there was pallor, tachypnea, dull note on percussion and absent breath sounds in the right hemithorax. The chest X-ray showed total opacity of the right hemithorax, as well as deviation of the mediastinum to the left side (Figure 1A). ...
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