TITLE

75-Year-Old Man With Progressive Shortness of Breath on Exertion

AUTHOR(S)
Hu, William T. L.; Malouf, Joseph F.
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Dec2005, Vol. 80 Issue 12, p1651
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes a case report of a 75-year-old man for evaluation of shortness of breath with exertion for the past 2 years. He had limited effort tolerance but denied a history of dyspnea at rest, chest pain, syncope and palpitations. Pulmonary examination revealed reduced breath sounds, basal inspiratory crackles and dullness to percussion in the lower lobe of the right lung.
ACCESSION #
19169308

 

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