Dorothy is 55-years-old, has never smoked, and was well until 1 year ago when she first noticed mild dyspnea on exertion; it has gotten progressively worse.
Jonathan Ilowite, MD
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A 56-year-old man, Mr A, comes to your office 6 weeks after a long hospitalization for severe pancreatitis secondary to gallbladder disease.