62-year-old man was referred to Castle Hill Hospital, East Yorkshire,
United Kingdom, with a 1-year history of productive cough and a 2-month
history of hemoptysis which had failed to respond to treatment with
antibiotics. There was little of note in his past medical history apart
from long-standing wheezing and an uncomplicated nasal polypectomy
performed 18 months previously. He was otherwise in good health, and
there were no other systemic abnormalities. He had a 40 pack-year
history of smoking but was not on any medication.