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Knowing the early warning signs of lung disease can help you receive treatment before the disease becomes serious or even life threatening. There are different types of lung diseases and we have just covered obstructive and...

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 1106   |  Last updated: Oct 15, 2020
  • Sample Question
    A patient's chest radiograph shows diffuse interstitial disease and hilar adenopathy.  Endoscopic examination shows a few slightly irregular areas on the bronchial mucosal surface and this is biopsied. Sections reveal several small granulomas within the bronchial mucosa but none is associated with central caseous necrosis. What is the best diagnosis?

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Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 483   |  Last updated: Nov 3, 2020
  • Sample Question
    A 62-year-old man presents to your clinic for follow-up evaluation of shortness of breath and dry cough. His breathlessness on exertion started insidiously 6 months ago. Review of his evaluation reveals pulmonary function tests consistent with restriction and severely decreased diffusing capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide (DLCO). Highresolution computed tomography (HRCT) demonstrates bibasilar reticular abnormalities without ground-glass opacities or consolidation. A transbronchial lung biopsy was nondiagnostic. All serologies for connective tissue disease have been negative, and on repeat history today, the patient denies any past exposure to heavy metals, chemical toxins, molds, dusts, or asbestosis. On examination today, you note a resting O2 saturation of 88% on room air and bibasilar inspiratory crackles. There is no jugular venous distention, s3, or peripheral edema.   Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis for this patient?

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Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 231   |  Last updated: Aug 25, 2017
  • Sample Question
    Restrictive lung disease is also known as _______________________.
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