65-Year-Old Woman With a Wheeze

A 65-year-old woman sought care from her primary care physician for a 5-month history of a gradually progressive cough, shortness of breath, and wheezing. Her medical history was notable for hypertension and asthma. Her medications included an albuterol rescue inhaler and lisinopril. With the exception of one hospital admission for pneumonia 5 years previously, she was in excellent health. Before the onset of symptoms, she was able to exercise 5 times a week with no limitations on activity. During the 5 months before the current presentation, however, her clinical status had deteriorated such that she was only able to walk one city block before having to rest because of shortness of breath.
Source: Mayo Clinic Proceedings - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Residents ’ clinic Source Type: research

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