Case

The patient is an 80-year-old man with history of hypertension and high cholesterol who presents with rhinorrhea and cough. On further history, he admits to 2 months of intermittent dizziness, not worsening.  He denies any chest pain/discomfort, SOB, or sweating. No neuro symptoms.

On exam, you find:

 General: A&O, NAD

Lungs: Clear bilaterally

Cardiovascular: Regular rhythm, without m,r,g

Abdomen: Soft and nontender

Ext: No edema or asymmetry, pulses are 2+ and equal in all extremities, no pain with palpation

 

An 80-Year-Old Man with Rhinorrhea, Cough, and Intermittent Dizziness
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