Chronic Cough and Bilateral Pneumothoraces in a Nonsmoker. Academic Article uri icon

Overview

abstract

  • An 82-year-old Japanese nonsmoking man presented with persistent dry cough and small left apical pneumothorax. High resolution CT scan of the chest demonstrated bilateral upper lobe pleuroparenchymal thickening and architectural distortion. Serial imaging revealed mild progression and development of small bilateral pneumothoraces, and pneumomediastinum. A¬†surgical lung biopsy was required to confirm the diagnosis. Copyright ¬© 2016 American College of Chest Physicians. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

publication date

  • February 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.chest.2015.10.070

PubMed ID

  • 26867855

Additional Document Info

start page

  • e49

end page

  • e55

volume

  • 149

number

  • 2