Author | Thomas M. Roy, MD

Articles

Middle-aged Man With Chest Pain

December 31, 2006

For 3 days, a 42-year-old man has had episodic dullchest pain. The anterior precordial and retrosternalpain intensifies with inspiration and movement. He has nohistory of recent viral infection, hypertension, coronaryartery disease, cardiac surgery, diabetes mellitus, or hyperlipidemia.There is no family history of cardiovasculardisease.

Diagnostic Images, Treatment Decisions

December 31, 2006

For 3 days, a 42-year-old man has had episodic dullchest pain. The anterior precordial and retrosternalpain intensifies with inspiration and movement. He has nohistory of recent viral infection, hypertension, coronaryartery disease, cardiac surgery, diabetes mellitus, or hyperlipidemia.There is no family history of cardiovasculardisease.

Case In Point: Middle-Aged Man With Worsening Cough and Dyspnea

February 01, 2006

A 52-year-old man with hypertension and hyperlipidemia presents to the emergency department with a 5-month history of cough and dyspnea.

Older Man With an Asymptomatic Lung Lesion

June 01, 2005

Routine chest radiographs reveal a left lower lobe density in a 70-year-old man