A 34-Year-Old Woman With Hoarseness of Voice and an Abnormal Echocardiogram

Bilal A. Jalil, J. Shaun Smith, Karim El-Kersh

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Case Presentation: A 34-year-old woman presented for evaluation of several months of a hoarse voice and dyspnea on exertion that progressed over the last 3 years. She had a clinical diagnosis of asthma that had been treated with bronchodilators and inhaled corticosteroids for a few years. She continued to use her inhalers but with minimal symptomatic improvement. The patient was a lifelong nonsmoker with no history of drug abuse. She worked as a college professor and denied any significant environmental exposures or recent travel.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e163-e166
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2019
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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