Case 6

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 6

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A 54-year-old Asian man presented to the emergency department with a 3-month history of increasing dyspnoea, drenching night sweats and weight loss. This was associated with a dry cough and occasional small volume haemoptysis. He was born in Pakistan, moved to the UK 3 years previously and had visited his family in Pakistan 4 months previously. He worked in a restaurant and smoked 20 cigarettes per day.

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Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology

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