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A 60-year-old man has a 5-day history of productive cough and shortness of breath with exertion...

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asked Feb 24, 2014 in Medicine by Rajesh Bahara

A 60-year-old man has a 5-day history of productive cough and shortness of breath with exertion. In addition to a normal left lung base, examination of the chest in the area of the right lung base shows: Breath sounds bronchial, Percussion note dull, Tactile fremitus increased, Adventitious sounds, and crackles. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

a. Asthmatic bronchitis

b. Bullous emphysema

c. Chronic bronchitis

d. Congestive heart failure

e. Lobar pneumonia

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e. Lobar pneumonia
answered Feb 24, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara

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