Loss of weight in a female heavy smoker with diffuse interstitial pulmonary fibrosis
- aAl-Sabah Hospital, Kuwait: Department of Medicine, bDepartment of Diagnostic Radiology and Imaging, cMansouria Health Clinic, Kuwait
- Dr A Al-Adsani, PO Box 31098, 90801 Sulaibikhat, Kuwait
- Received 9 June 1999
- Accepted 22 November 1999
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A 75 year old hypertensive woman was admitted with a two month history of fever and cough with scanty sputum, loss of appetite and weight, and progressive exertional dyspnoea. She had habitually smoked 20–40 cigarettes a day since …