Multisystem Processes & Disorders

Step 1: View Clinicals

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Step 2: Order Relevant Investigations

1. Atypical Pneumonia Screen
2. Renal Biopsy
3. Bronchoalveolar Lavage
4. Autoimmune Screen

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