A 55 year-old man with lethargy for six months

  • KY Loh

Abstract

A 55 year old factory worker presents with generalizedlethargy and unwell for 6 months duration. His father wastreated for pulmonary tuberculosis one year ago. His chestradiograph and serum electrolytes obtained in the primarycare clinic. (copied from article)

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Published
2008-12-31
How to Cite
LohK. (2008). A 55 year-old man with lethargy for six months. Malaysian Family Physician, 2(3), 2. Retrieved from https://www.e-mfp.org/ojs3/index.php/MFP/article/view/269
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