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    Jennifer Tat
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    Department of Pathobiology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Toronto, Ont, Canada
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    Jane Plitman
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  • Wayne L. Gold
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ont, Canada

    Division of Infectious Diseases, University Health Network, Toronto, Ont, Canada

    Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, Ont, Canada
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      A 43-year-old woman presented with a 3-month history of a nonproductive cough, intermittent, nonradiating, left-sided chest pain, and 2 episodes of small-volume hemoptysis. She also reported a lesion on her left arm that was present for 1 month. This lesion was similar to a prior lesion involving her right arm that had drained spontaneously. Additionally, she reported a 15-kg weight loss over the preceding year. She did not report fever, chills, night sweats, or dyspnea. She had a 10-pack-year smoking history, having quit smoking 3 years prior. She had no family history of malignancy. There had been no travel outside of Toronto, Canada. She did not report any history of exposure to tuberculosis or asbestos.
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