Connecting the Dots—Acute Abdomen, ST Elevation, and a Consolidating Lung Mass

Published:November 29, 2018DOI:
      Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is a commonly treated disease and yet may present in unfamiliar ways that if missed may result in unnecessary testing, procedures, and potential harm.
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