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A 52-Year-Old Man Presenting With Chronic Cough and Bilateral Ground-Glass Opacities on CT of the Thorax*

Su-Ying Low, BMBCh, FCCP; Yuk-Ping Chau, MBBS; Foong-Koon Cheah, MBBS
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*From the Departments of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (Dr. Low), Pathology (Dr. Chau), and Diagnostic Radiology (Dr. Cheah), Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.

Correspondence to: Su-Ying Low, BMBCh, FCCP, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore 169608; e-mail: low.su.ying@sgh.com.sg



Chest. 2007;132(4):1401-1405. doi:10.1378/chest.07-0030
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A 52-year-old, male nonsmoker presented with a chronic, nonproductive cough of 6 months duration. There was no associated hemoptysis, fever, malaise, or weight loss. His medical history was significant for end-stage renal disease secondary to chronic glomerulonephritis while receiving continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis for the past 2 years, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, gout, and right lower lobectomy for moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma of the lung stage T2N1M0 6 months prior.

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