100 Cases in Pulmonary Medicine

by Nikhil Gupta, Harsh Saxena

Pulmonary medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases affecting the lungs. This book is a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and management of pulmonary diseases. This book compiled 100 Cases which are challenging and educative for general physician and consultants in medicine, pulmonary medicine and allied branches. These cases are collection of interesting case studies in day-to-day clinical practice of pulmonary medicine in Indian scenario. Each case follows a step-by-step approach which includes good history points, salient findings in physical examination and relevant investigations for diagnosis. There are a large number of radiological images of interesting cases which will make the reading extremely interesting. Treatment of cases is also discussed. Each case report is also followed by discussion of the salient features of pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment in light of current evidence-based knowledge. These interesting cases included various diffuse parenchymal lung diseases, tuberculosis including MDR and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB), pleural diseases, lung infection, allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis and thoracic malignancies. Cases with rare presentation such as alveolar microlithiasis, pulmonary sequestration, Chilaiditi syndrome, endobronchial polyp, carcinoid syndrome and lympho tracheal fistula which are generally difficult to diagnose are also included. This book will be useful for undergraduate and postgraduate medical students, general physicians, consultants in pulmonary medicine and allied branches


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Gupta Nikhil
2. Saxena Harsh Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Era’s Lucknow Medical College and Hospital, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
ISBN 9789390020096
Speciality Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18569
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2020
Pages 386
Book Type Professional


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