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Case report: Sudden cardiac death in a young man.

Langara B, Georgieva S, Khan WA, Bhatia P, Abdelaziz M - Breathe (Sheff) (2015)

Bottom Line: He also admitted to smoking heroin.In addition to his respiratory symptoms he also complained of vomiting, which was precipitated by eating.He denied bowel or urinary symptoms.

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Affiliation: Dept of Respiratory Medicine, Tameside General Hospital, Ashton Under Lyne, UK.

ABSTRACT
A 35-year-old man presented to the accident and emergency department with history of productive cough, breathlessness and some weight loss over several weeks. He had a past medical history of asthma and eczema. He mentioned that, at times, he had been expectorating sputum with some haemoptysis over the past few months. He was of Bangladeshi origin, but had been resident in the UK since 1986 and last visited Bangladesh a year ago. He was a smoker of 10-15 cigarettes per day. He also admitted to smoking heroin. In addition to his respiratory symptoms he also complained of vomiting, which was precipitated by eating. He denied bowel or urinary symptoms.

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Case report: Sudden cardiac death in a young man.

Langara B, Georgieva S, Khan WA, Bhatia P, Abdelaziz M - Breathe (Sheff) (2015)

Chest radiograph.
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Figure 1: Chest radiograph.
Mentions: Can you name three abnormalities on the chest radiograph (fig. 1)?Figure 1

Bottom Line: He also admitted to smoking heroin.In addition to his respiratory symptoms he also complained of vomiting, which was precipitated by eating.He denied bowel or urinary symptoms.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Dept of Respiratory Medicine, Tameside General Hospital, Ashton Under Lyne, UK.

ABSTRACT
A 35-year-old man presented to the accident and emergency department with history of productive cough, breathlessness and some weight loss over several weeks. He had a past medical history of asthma and eczema. He mentioned that, at times, he had been expectorating sputum with some haemoptysis over the past few months. He was of Bangladeshi origin, but had been resident in the UK since 1986 and last visited Bangladesh a year ago. He was a smoker of 10-15 cigarettes per day. He also admitted to smoking heroin. In addition to his respiratory symptoms he also complained of vomiting, which was precipitated by eating. He denied bowel or urinary symptoms.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus