A 55-Year-Old Man With Worsening Cough: USMLE Question A 55-Year-Old Man With Worsening Cough: USMLE Question

A 55-year-old man presents with unexplained weight loss, worsening cough, and drooping right eyelid. Can you make the diagnosis?Osmosis
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ConclusionsThe macrolide antibiotics treatment has beneficial effects on lung function in non-asthmatic chronic cough patients with normal chest X-ray findings. The improvement of chronic rhinosinusitis may have some role in the lung condition. Upper respiratory tract examination and treatment may be useful for the management of chronic cough.
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A 51-year-old man presented with recurrent gliosarcoma and increasing cough over the last months. On 18F-FDG PET/CT, solid lung masses with high 18F-FDG uptake were present. A biopsy taken from a lung lesion indicated distant metastases from gliosarcoma. Gliosarcoma, a rare malignant central nervous system tumor, presents with extracranial metastases in only less than 10%. As highlighted by this case, 18F-FDG PET/CT can be used for whole-body staging in patients with metastatic brain tumor. Vice versa, highly 18F-FDG–avid lung lesions in patients with brain tumors should lead to distant metastases as differential dia...
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