2. Chest X-ray

His symptoms are nonspecific but are commonly seen with a number of pulmonary processes. The part that is troubling is the prolonged time frame. For this reason, a chest x-ray was performed which revealed multiple pulmonary nodules. Bronchoscopy is probably premature at this juncture and certainly video-assisted thorascopic surgery (VATS) is premature.

Which of the following are indicated at this time? (Click on the correct answer to be directed to the third of eight pages)

  1. Coccidioidomycosis serology
  2. Histoplasmosis serology
  3. Thoracic CT scan
  4. 1 and 3
  5. All of the above