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Case 22

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

in Oxford Case Histories in Respiratory Medicine

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print July 2010 | ISBN: 9780199556373
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753299 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199556373.003.022

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 22

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A 68-year-old man presented with 2 months of progressive breathlessness on exertion and weight loss of 7kg. He had a past medical history of an anterior myocardial infarction 3 months previously, and hypertension. He was a retired plumber and had had definite asbestos exposure in the past. He had never smoked.

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Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology

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