Chronic Cough in Thymoma

Agrawaal Kk, Dhakal Ss, Bhatta, Pradhan, Chaurasia Rk, Rijal, Karki, Krishna Kumar, Agrawal
2010 CASE REPORT Nepal Med Assoc   unpublished
Cough is one of the most common symptom for which patients seek medical attention from primary care physicians and pulmonologists. Although tuberculosis and other lung infections are common throughout the developing world, they are not among the most common causes of chronic cough. We report a case of a 23 years old male who presenting to the outpatient clinic with chronic cough not responding to regular and symptomatic treatment that was diagnosed to have thymoma. After all the common causes
more » ... r chronic cough have been ruled out, unusual causes should also be considered in the differential diagnosis.