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Hysterectomy Case Studies

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A 54 year old black female presents with dyspnea and chest discomfort on exertion, postural lightheadedness, palpitations and a functional limitation of less than one flight of stairs. She denies fever or chills. Further questioning reveals she has been experiencing worsening shortness of breath for one week. Past medical history includes hypertension, Epstein Barr virus and osteoporosis. Surgical history included hysterectomy. She is a 1 ppd smoker and admits to drinking 3-5 alcoholic drinks per week for 10 years. Medications include candesartan, multivitamin, and calcium
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