Activity

Activity ID

4040

Expires

June 14, 2022

Format Type

Journal-based

CME Credit

1

Fee

$30

CME Provider: JAMA

Description of CME Course

A 65-year-old man from Vietnam presented with shortness of breath at rest, orthopnea, and lower extremity edema for the past 2 weeks and nonproductive cough and weight loss for the past 4 months. A computed tomographic (CT) scan demonstrated a moderate to large pericardial effusion that was lymphocyte-predominant with a fluid ADA level of 118.1 U/L. What would you do next?

doi:10.1001/jama.2019.7535

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1. This activity is accredited by the American Medical Association.
2. This activity is free to AMA members.

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Educational Objectives

Based on this clinical scenario and the accompanying image, understand how to arrive at a correct diagnosis.

Keywords

Cardiology, Clinical Challenge, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Pericardial Disease, Infectious Diseases

Competencies

Medical Knowledge

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Additional Information

doi:10.1001/jama.2019.7535

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