A liver-lung connection

Hosp Pract (1995). 1996 Mar 15;31(3):54, 56, 60.


A 35-year-old man presented with cough, expectoration of green sputum, and right-sided pleuritic chest pain. Symptoms had begun the previous day and he had vomited the night before. The patient also complained of chronic fatigue, a 12-lb. weight loss, insomnia, right-sided back pain, and lower extremity myalgias. He denied having had fever, chills, diaphoresis, dyspnea, diarrhea, dysuria, abdominal pain, skin lesions, or jaundice.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Emigration and Immigration
  • Entamoebiasis / complications
  • Entamoebiasis / diagnosis*
  • Humans
  • Liver Abscess, Amebic / complications
  • Liver Abscess, Amebic / diagnosis*
  • Lung Diseases, Parasitic / complications
  • Lung Diseases, Parasitic / diagnosis*
  • Male
  • Mexico / ethnology