A 9-Year-Old Boy With Recurrent Chest Pain and Nonresolving Pneumonia

Dvir Gatt, Micha Aviram, Khaled Alasad, Shalom Ben-Shimol, Benjamin Hyatt Taragin, Inbal Golan-Tripto

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Case Presentation: A previously healthy, 9-year-old boy presented with five recurrent episodes of left-sided chest pain with low-grade fever over the last 18 months. The pain usually lasted for few hours, was severe and consistent, and resolved spontaneously. It worsened during inspiration, physical activity, and swallowing. He did not experience any cough, dyspnea, chills, cold sweats, or weight loss. His medical and family history was unremarkable.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e289-e293
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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