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Mounier-Kuhn syndrome
  1. Aron Simkins1,
  2. Abhishek Maiti1,
  3. Sujith V Cherian2,
  4. Daniel O Trujillo3,
  5. Rosa M Estrada-Y-Martin2
  1. 1 Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, McGovern School of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
  2. 2 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Critical Care, Pulmonary, and Sleep Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
  3. 3 Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Aron Simkins, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, McGovern School of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA; aron.simkins{at}uth.tmc.edu

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A 95-year-old man with hypertension presented with altered mental status and progressive weight loss for 8 months. Chest radiograph from a prior admission showed a large trachea (figure 1A, dotted arrows). A chest CT confirmed tracheobronchomegaly (figure 1B,C arrow, trachea measuring 31 mm), pneumomediastinum (figure 1B,C arrowheads), right lower lobe bronchiectasis and opacities in the right lower lung concerning for pneumonia. …

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  • Contributors AS provided care for the patient. AS and AM collected and analysed the data. AS, AM, SVC, DOT and RME-Y-M drafted and revised the manuscript for intellectual content. All authors approved the final version.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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