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Productive Cough

Post  sufyan on Fri Nov 30, 2007 12:47 pm

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: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 (F) Pleural effusion
(G) Pleuritis (H) Pneumothorax (I) Pulmonary embolism

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Re: Productive Cough

Post  sufyan on Sun Dec 02, 2007 6:43 am

for the unexpected response of all forum members cheers , and for their beautiful answers on this question I decided to give u the correct answerit is lobar pneumonia

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