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BOF:76

A 22 year old male presents with a history of sudden onset left sided pleuritic chest pain. There is no past history of note and he is not on any medication.

On examination he has a pulse rate of 100 beats per minute his BP is 110/70. On auscultation of his heart you hear a crunching sound in time with his heartbeat.

In this patient which one of the following tests would you arrange in order to reach a diagnosis ?

a)      Transthoracic ECHO

b)      Transoesophageal ECHO

c)      12 lead ECG

d)     Ventilation perfusion scan

e)      Chest X-ray

 

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