Dyspnea and an Abnormal Chest Roentgenogram in an Elderly Housewife

  • Bashir A Chaudhary Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
  • Tesneem A Chaudhary Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia
  • William A Speir Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia
Keywords: Dyspnea, Asbestos, X-ray, Diagnosis

Abstract

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5915/17-1-12747

A case of dyspnea and an abnormal chest x-ray in a 66-year old housewife is presented as a diagnostic challenge. Asbestos-related pulmonary and pleural changes are discussed with possible relevance to this patient's clinical findings.

Author Biographies

Bashir A Chaudhary, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA

Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia

M.D., F.A.C.P., F.C.C.P.

Tesneem A Chaudhary, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia

Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia

M.D.
William A Speir, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia

Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia

M.D., F.C.C.P.
Published
1985-01-16
Section
Case Reports