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Bronchiectasis
  1. Yi-Chun Lai1,2,3
  1. 1School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
  2. 2Institute of Hospital and Health Care Administration, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
  3. 3Division of Chest Medicine, Department of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University Hospital, Yilan, Taiwan
  1. Correspondence to Yi-Chun Lai, Division of Chest Medicine, Department of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University Hospital, No. 152, Xin-Min Road, Yilan 26042, Taiwan; toto881049{at}yahoo.com.tw

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Case presentation

A 43-year-old woman had symptoms of chronic cough, progressive dyspnoea on exertion and purulent sputum on and off for more than 5 years. She denied have any systemic disease and has never smoked. Once, she had haemoptysis and came to our clinic where a chest X-ray revealed increased bilateral lower lung (especially right side) infiltration and ring shadows (figure 1, arrowhead). Then, she was admitted for the treatment of pneumonia. The chest CT displayed …

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