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A patient with bronchiectasis presented with progressive dyspnoea and an unresolved right lower lung infiltrate
  1. P-Y Lin1,
  2. C-J Yu1,
  3. M Yao1,
  4. S-C Ku1,
  5. L-N Lee1,2,
  6. P-C Yang1
  1. 1
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  2. 2
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  1. Dr S-C Ku, Division of Chest Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, #7, Chung-Shan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan; scku1015{at}ntu.edu.tw

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CLINICAL PRESENTATION

A 71-year-old female non-smoker had bronchiectasis with productive cough for decades. Two months prior to this admission, she developed dyspnoea on exertion with more severe cough than before. There was no associated fever, night sweats, poor appetite or weight loss. Chest radiography displayed diffuse bronchiectatic changes on the bilateral airways, with multiple ill defined infiltrates and …

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