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Ernesto Solá, Carmen Rivera, Michelle Mangual, José Martinez, Kelvin Rivera and Ricardo Fernandez

of T2DM treated with metformin, arrived to our Urgency Room complaining of dry cough for the past 3 months. Interview also revealed unintentional 15lbs. weight loss, night sweats, occasional unquantified fever and general malaise but denied bloody

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Haruhiko Yamazaki, Hiroyuki Iwasaki, Nobuyasu Suganuma, Soji Toda, Katsuhiko Masudo, Hirotaka Nakayama, Yasushi Rino and Munetaka Masuda

ATC after treatment with lenvatinib. Case presentation A 74-year-old woman with a history of treatment for cerebral infarction consulted a local physician because of cough and bloody sputum. Thyroid cancer with tracheal invasion was suspected

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Maria P Yavropoulou, Christos Poulios, Christoforos Foroulis, Symeon Tournis, Prodromos Hytiroglou, Kalliopi Kotsa, Isaak Kessisoglou and Pantelis Zebekakis

complained of persistent cough and shortness of breath that was aggravated in the last 4 months, restricting him from operating simple everyday tasks and deteriorating even more his quality of life. Investigation A chest X-ray revealed multiple

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Kun Zhang, Lukas J Lehner, Damaris Praeger, Gert Baumann, Fabian Knebel, Marcus Quinkler and Torsten K Roepke

emergency room with dyspnoea and cough. Based on atypical bilateral infiltrations in the X-ray and highly elevated c-reactive protein (CRP), she was hospitalised with the diagnosis of pneumonia and treated with antibiotics while everolimus was paused; the

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Mohammed Al-Sofiani, Dhimitri Nikolla and V V S Ramesh Metta

week before her ED presentation, she developed a sore throat and dry cough for 2 days. Shortly after, she started to have exertional dyspnea, which progressed gradually from New York Heart Association (NYHA) classes II–IV over the course of 4 days. This

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Marisa M Fisher, Susanne M Cabrera and Erik A Imel

at 26 days of age with failure of linear growth, poor weight gain, and cough. A chest X-ray was obtained showing multiple rib fractures. Subsequently, a skeletal survey revealed diffusely osteopenic bones with coarse trabecular markings, diffuse

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S F Wan Muhammad Hatta, L Kandaswamy, C Gherman-Ciolac, J Mann and H N Buch

exertion, reduced effort tolerance and weight gain of 2 stones over the past 3 years. She denied cough, orthopnoea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnoea or chest pain. She was an ex-smoker with a smoking history of 35 pack-years. There was no history of exposure

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Tessa Glyn, Beverley Harris and Kate Allen

department in light of progressive renal impairment. No clear cause for this was found. She was also reviewed by the respiratory department in light of persistent cough and wheeze. In light of the eosinophilia of 0.96 × 10 9 /L, a high-resolution computed

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Han Soo Park, Su Kyoung Kwon and Ye Na Kim

resuscitation. Her husband indicated she had a 10-year history of hyperthyroidism and irregular adherence to medication, and she suffered from symptoms of cough, fever and anorexia about 1 week and dyspnea for 2 days. Investigation On initial assessment

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Carolina Shalini Singarayar, Foo Siew Hui, Nicholas Cheong and Goay Swee En

-up. Case 3 A 45-year-old woman presented with three-day history of fever preceded by one-week history of cough and diarrhoea associated with palpitation, weight loss, hand tremors and dyspnoea. She was previously diagnosed with toxic multinodular goitre