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We opted to monitor the patient since it had been at least 4 weeks since the appearance of pulmonary infarction symptoms.
1-13) Pulmonary infarction is usually mentioned as the most likely cause of isolated or predominantly left-sided pleural effusions in patients with CHF, although superimposed left-sided pneumonia or malignancy, pericardial disease, and prior coronary artery bypass graft surgery also have been mentioned as possible causes.
The right upper lobe infiltrate could represent pulmonary infarction or possibly staphylococcal pneumonia.

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