Prolonged Fever with Massive Hemoptysis

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Paithoon Boonma, MD
Suthep Sachthep, MD


Last year in November, a 58-year-old man was referred to our hospital for further diagnosis and treatment. He presented with prolonged fever which further developed into severe haemoptysis and he subsequently died. This patient had a very interesting clinical presentation over the period of his sickness. We believe that reviewing this case will help all clinicians to be more aware of the importance of early recognition and understanding the time variable development of this disease; earlier treatment may result in a better outcome.


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Boonma P, Sachthep S. Prolonged Fever with Massive Hemoptysis. BKK Med J [Internet]. 2011 Sep. 20 [cited 2023 Dec. 12];2(1):39. Available from:
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