A 63-12 months-Outdated Man Presents With Slowly Progressive Dyspnea on Exertion and Decrease Extremity Muscle Weak spot.
Chest. 2018 Sep;154(three):e83-e86
Authors: Lelièvre MH, Stiennon O, Botez SA, Dubé BP
CASE PRESENTATION: A 63-year-old man was referred for slowly progressive dyspnea on exertion that had developed over 7 years. Dyspnea was initially solely current throughout high-intensity bodily exercise, however was now current whereas strolling quickly on a flat floor. Signs had been accentuated whereas supine and when bending ahead. He reported respiratory difficulties when submerged in water and a latest onset of slight symmetric decrease limb weak spot that was solely obvious throughout strenuous bodily exercise. He additionally had OSA, which was adequately managed with steady optimistic airway strain remedy. Neurologic and rheumatologic histories had been in any other case unremarkable. He denied any influence accidents or trauma to the cervical backbone and prior neck or thoracic surgical procedures.
PMID: 30195376 [PubMed – in process]