TB Case Discussion (2014-12-10) - Case 1

Posted: 
2014-12-10
TB Case Conference
Description 

80 yo F presenting to ED with worsening SOB x few months.  Exercise tolerance decreased from 150 to 50 ft in last week.  Dry cough.  No fevers, chills, NS, wt loss, hemoptysis.

PMHX
COPD, on 3-4L home 02.  History of PE, on warfarin.  LTBI diagnosed 10 yrs ago, tx'ed x 6 months.  Recently diagnosed lung mass: -Pt told it was cancer, not worth doing biopsy, expect to hav e poor prognosis. -"in center of chest on right side"

Speaker: 
Dr. Caitlin Reed
Disclosures: 
No Disclosures
Length of Presentation: 
37 minutes