A young man with chronic cough

  • KY Loh

Abstract

A 30-year-old male patient presented with persistent cough and weight loss for 6 months duration. His ESR is 120 mm/hour. Six months ago he was tested positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) type 1. (copied from article)

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Published
2007-10-01
How to Cite
LohK. (2007). A young man with chronic cough. Malaysian Family Physician, 2(2), 1. Retrieved from https://www.e-mfp.org/ojs3/index.php/MFP/article/view/253
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