Jigme Sethi, Author at Infectious Disease Advisor

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Hemoptysis

HEMOPTYSIS Also known as: Coughing up blood Continue Reading 1. Description of the problem Definition Expectoration of blood originating from below the level of the vocal cords. Distinguish from hematemesis and epistaxis. When massive, is frightening to both patient and physician. High mortality in some reports (22% to 78%). Clinical features Ranges from expectoration of…

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