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Severe Pneumonia from a Gram-Positive Bacillus 

Severe Pneumonia from a Gram-Positive Bacillus
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Severe Pneumonia from a Gram-Positive Bacillus
Author(s):

Daniel Caplivski

and W. Michael Scheld

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199735006.003.0035
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date: 18 June 2019

Case 7e: A 79-year-old man with a past medical history of myasthenia gravis presented with shortness of breath and cough for 3 weeks. He had been diagnosed with myasthenia gravis four months prior to presentation, and had been treated with prednisone and azathioprine. He was originally from Cuba, but had not traveled for several years, and he denied any fevers, chills, night sweats, or sick contacts.

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