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Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/460073

Description: From Applied Radiology Cryptococcal Osteomyelitis Posted 09/04/2003 Timothy C. Sloan, DVM, MD, Jason Hosey, MD Summary A 51-year-old man presented to the emergency department with chest pain radiating to the right shoulder. The pain had been present for several months but had become refractory to analgesics. Past medical history was remarkable for recently diagnosed diabetes mellitus with negative cardiac and gastrointestinal workups. Physical examination revealed the patient had a low-grade fever and pain localized over the midthoracic spine. A radiograph of the thoracic spine (Figure 1) prompted subsequent computed tomography (CT; Figure 2) and magnetic resonance (MR; Figure 3) examinations.

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Author/Contact: Sloan & Hosey
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Added: Thu Apr 13 2006
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