Cough and haemoptysis in an older womanBMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i4493 (Published 26 August 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i4493
- Joseph Dalby Sinnott, core surgical trainee1,
- David C Howlett, consultant radiologist2
- 1Department of Surgery, East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust, Eastbourne, UK
- 2Department of Radiology, East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust
- Correspondence to: J D Sinnott
A 72 year old woman was referred to the respiratory clinic with a recent history of cough and haemoptysis. She had no history of smoking or weight loss. What does this plain chest radiograph show (fig 1)?
A pulmonary fungal ball within the …