Case 17

John Stradling, Andrew Stanton, Najib Rahman, Annabel Nickol and Helen Davies

in Oxford Case Histories in Respiratory Medicine

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Published in print July 2010 | ISBN: 9780199556373
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753299 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 17

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A 62-year-old man, with a history of pulmonary sarcoidosis, attended with progressive breathlessness over the preceding 6 months, such that current exercise tolerance was only 50 yards. In addition he had noticed increasing ankle swelling over the last 4 weeks. He denied any other respiratory or systemic symptoms and was a non-smoker.

Chapter.  1751 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology

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