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The lung secret code: who will survive? When bronchoscopy is not possible

 

 

 

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Clinical case

A 42-year-old woman had a diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer. She started treatment with chemotherapy,  but ten days after her first cycle she went to the Emergency Department with symptoms of  dyspnea, a non-productive cough and fever. Her blood test showed a normal hemoglobin, platelets and white cell count. Continue reading The lung secret code: who will survive? When bronchoscopy is not possible