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Antiphospholipid syndrome presenting with Hampton’s hump
  1. Vivek Arya1,
  2. Mohammad Ali2,
  3. Ashish Sharma3
  1. 1 General Medicine, North Devon District Hospital, Barnstaple, UK
  2. 2 Medicine, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital and Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, New Delhi, Delhi, India
  3. 3 Rheumatology, Fortis FLT LT Rajan Dhall Hospital, New Delhi, Delhi, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ashish Sharma, Rheumatology, Fortis FLT LT Rajan Dhall Hospital, New Delhi, Delhi 110070, India; ash.blueney{at}

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A 28-year-old man presented with severe pleuritic pain in the right side of chest. He did not have fever, trauma, cough or haemoptysis. Examination revealed heart rate 116/min, blood pressure 126/84 mm Hg and loud second heart sound in the left second intercostal space; respiratory system examination was normal. Chest radiograph showed a triangular radio-opacity in right lower zone (Hampton’s hump) (figure 1). CT of the chest was remarkable for …

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