Cystic lung disease in a young female patient
A case report of a female patient with Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome is presented to illustrate the salient features of this condition. The 45-yearold woman was relatively asymptomatic when the chest X-ray was done. She was found to have bilateral pulmonary cysts without any other significant abnormalities. A differential diagnosis is presented with a final diagnosis of the folliculin gene-associated, Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome.
M S Abdool Gaffar, Kingsway Hospital, Amanzimtoti, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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Date published: 2017-08-11
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