John C. Rodrigues, MD


Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations

September 14, 2005

Having suffered progressive shortness of breath for 2 years, a 35-year-old man was eventually hospitalized. The patient's dyspnea had worsened over the past year, but he had neither chest pain nor palpitations. His primary care physician first noticed finger clubbing 8 months ago.

Endobronchial Metastatic Disease

September 14, 2005

Persistent collapse of the right lung led to hospitalization of a 62-year-old woman with a history of colon cancer. She had no fever, chills, rigor, or hemoptysis. The patient underwent bronchoscopy to rule out any central endobronchial obstructing lesion.