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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • December 19, 2009
  • 07:56 PM

Please I need some help. About 6 weeks ago my wife had pleurisy type symptoms that lasted for few weeks. She went to Urgent care and was given antibiotics and dx'd with pleurisy. Symptoms (Pain upon inhalation and pain between the shoulder blades more on the right) continued to exist. Her doctor ordered a x-ray and results were unremarkeable. My wife's arm became numb and sometimes weak within a few minutes with use. Chest CT was ordered.

Specifics below.

35 y.o. female with C/C Pain between shoulder blades
More on the right shoulder blade with right arm numbness/weakness.
Onset 6 weeks ago (numbness/weakness of the right arm approx. 2 weeks ago.

*Multiple pregnancies
*Shingles in 2008
*Epstein-Barr virus 2000
*fhx of hodgkins disease (uncle and grandmother)

Pain between shoulder blades more on the right.
Numbness and weakness right arm
Cough but possible due to getting a cold

*Diagnostics used
*Blood work unremarkeable
*Chest X-ray unremarkeable
*Chest Contrast CT Possible benign tumor on the liver
*Abdominal or Liver CT scan? One Hemangioma and other tumor atypical characteristics and was advised to schedule a MRI of the liver. Appointment coming up.

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