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Case of the month - May 2017
Progressive dyspnea with chronic cough in a smoker
V. Sharma, I. Sekh, D. Harsha, A. Bhat (Mangalore, India)
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80 year old male with hoarseness of voice and stridor
V. Sharma (Mangalore, India), V. Viswambhar (Tamilnadu,India), B. Sangolli (Mangalore, India)
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22-year-old man with fever, cough and dyspnoea
A. Bhattacharya, M. Ghosh, P. Ray, S. Mukherjee (Kolkata, India)
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30 year old female with 7-year history of haemoptysis and breathlessness
S.R. Goyal (Chennai, India)
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26 year old female presenting with miliary shadows on a chest X-ray
R. Vadala, L. Fernandes, A.M. Mesquita (Gurgaon, India)
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A 34 year old male suspected to be a case of drug resistant tuberculosis
S. Paul, A. Pal (Kolkata, India)
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Acute breathlessness in lung cancer
A. Aujayeb, J. Miller, I. Matthews (Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom)
Breathe 2014; 10: 323-328
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A 45 year old farmer with cough and chest pain
S. Paul, S. Kundu (Kolkata, India)
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A rare pulmonary complication of myeloma therapy
J. Schrieber, A. Xu-Holland, R. Walker, B. Brockway (Dunedin, New Zealand)
Breathe 2014; 10: 243-248
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A 62 year old COPD patient with headache and somnolence
V. Sharma, N. Anupama, V. Viswambhar, D. Harsha, S. Rahul, J. Basavaraj (Mangalore, India)
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A 31 year old woman with chronic cough
D. Harsha, A. Bhat, K. Ganesh, V. Sharma (Mangalore, India)
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A surgical case of haemothorax
A. Aujayeb, A. Ward (Newcastle, United Kingdom)
Breathe 2014; 10: 61-66
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Chronic cough in a 85 year old female
V. Sharma, N. Anupama, D. Harsha, S. Rahul, J. Basavaraj (Mangalore, India)
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Blood in a chest drain
A. Aujayeb, A. Taylor, S. Doe, S. Worthy (Newcastle, United Kingdom)
Breathe 2013; 9: 489-494
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A 38 year old farmer with stridor
V. Kiran, P. Anandan, S. George, P. James (Kozhikode, India)
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An adolescent with chest pain
G. Vleeshouwers, R. Sprooten, G. Rohde (Maastricht, The Netherlands)
Breathe 2013; 9: 309-316
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Misunderstanding the arterial blood oxygen saturation
A. Smargiassi, M. Andreani, M. Montebelli, R. Pistelli (Rome, Italy)
Breathe 2013; 9: 225-230
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A 50 year-old woman with syncope
H. Shahzad, A. Bin Sarwar Zubairi (Karachi, Pakistan)
Breathe 2012; 9: 69-73
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A 67 year old male with progressive dysphagia
V. Sharma, N. Anupama, D. Harsha, V. Viswambhar, M. Mathews (Mangalore, India)
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A 69 year old male with exertional dyspnea since 2 months
V. Sharma, N. Anupama, D. Harsha, V. Viswambhar, M. Mathews (Mangalore, India)
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44 year old male with progressive left-sided chest pain
M. de Wit (Richmond, United States od America)
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Pneumomediastinum and pneumorrhachis: a lot of air about nothing?
A Aujayeb, S. Doe, S. Worthy (Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom)
Breathe 2012; 8: 331-334
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Black lungs and tuberculosis
A Aujayeb, S. Worthy, C. Stenton (Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom)
Breathe 2012; 8: 247-251
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Emphysema and bronchiectasis in a 48-year-old male
M.L. Gupta, J. Sinha, C. Bhandari, S. Singh (Jaipur, India)
Breathe 2011; 8: 169-172
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A 62 years old obese man with hypersomnia
N. Dursunoglu (Denizli, Turkey)
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A 75-year-old man with breathlessness and pleuritic chest pain
S. Mukherjee (Stafford, United Kingdom)
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A 59-year-old female with cough and left-sided chest pain
T. Harada (Sapporo, Japan)
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A 63 year old male with hypercapnic respiratory failure and haemoptysis
N. Dursunoglu (Denizli, Turkey)
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32 year-old female patient
E. Duman (Kocaeli, Turkey)
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18-year-old male with fever and dyspnea
L. Hendriks, E. van Haren (Heerlen, Netherlands)
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A 31 year old woman with chronic productive cough
T. Rothe (Davos, Switzerland)
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A 32 years old nurse with non-controlled asthma
T. Rothe (Davos, Switzerland)
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A 27 year old male coughing and loosing weight
T. Rothe (Davos, Switzerland)
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A 36 year old man with HIV infection and sudden onset of fever
T. Rothe (Davos, Switzerland)
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54 year old man with fever and rapidly progressive dyspnoea
T. Rothe (Davos, Switzerland)
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A 60 year old man with recurrent purulent bronchitis
T. Rothe (Davos, Switzerland)
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