81 yr old male with 40 pack year smoking history presents to the emergency room with progressive dyspnoea and a chronic productive cough. On exam, the patient is cachectic with an increased AP diameter and his lips appear dusky. His oxygen saturation is 81% on room air and he has difficulty speaking in full sentences. Chest X-rays and CT scan done, what is the diagnosis?

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In HRCT emphysematous changes , right apical subpleural areas of breakdown with , traction bronchiectasis CXR suggestive bil pleural thickening and flattening of diaphragm

HRCt:changes of emphysema,rt apical subpleural areas of breakdown with traction bronchiectasis. Cxray, additional bil pleural thickening and flattening of diaphragm.

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B/L emphysematous lung fields with tubular heart and flattened diaphragms Mild septal thickening on CT COAD

COAD???
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Barrel shaped chest with tubular heart and hyperinflated chest... COPD

Hyperinflated lungs...Tubular heart..barrel chest..copd

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Hyperinflated lung with traction bronchiectasis

COPD with emphysema

Emphysema

COPD.

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