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Violi Louis A. D. M.D.; Hawley, Philip , M.D.; Pacht, Eric R. , M.D.
Journal of Bronchology: July 1999
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A 50-year-old man with a long history of chronic bronchitis was admitted to the hospital complaining of fever, chills, cough productive of purulent sputum, and dyspnea. A chest radiograph was obtained, and a diagnosis of pneumonia was made. Additionally, the chest radiograph showed hyperinflation and a markedly enlarged trachea and central bronchi.

Thus, the patient's condition was diagnosed as Mounier-Kuhn syndrome, or tracheobronchomegaly.

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