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A 53-Year-Old Woman With Dyspnea, Wheezing, and Irreversible Airway Obstruction.
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Journalchest8.308Date
2020-Jun
Type
Case Report
Volume
2020-Jun / 157 : e189-e192
Author
Belloli E 1, Konopka K 2, Myers J 3, Hyzy R 4
Affiliation
  • 2. University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • 3. Department of Pathology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • 4. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
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Abstract
CASE PRESENTATION: A previously healthy 53-year-old woman with 4 months of dyspnea and subjective wheezing presented to pulmonary clinic for a second opinion. Her medical history included hypertension, obesity, and OSA. She had been hospitalized 3 months prior at an outside hospital for evaluation of these symptoms. She had never smoked. She was a retired teacher and previously served as a pet nanny to dogs and cats. She denied antecedent respiratory infection or environmental exposure before the onset of her symptoms. Current medications included budesonide-formoterol, tiotropium, loratadine, and montelukast. She did not experience significant change in symptoms with bronchodilators or corticosteroid treatment.
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