Bloody Cough

Author: Arun George / Editor: Arun George / Reviewer: Raja Shahid Ali, Jia Luen Goh / Codes: O3, R2 / Published: 25/01/2024

A 22-year-old South Asian male presents with 2 episodes of haemoptysis on a background of anorexia, weight loss and a dry cough for 2 months. He has recently had 2 courses of antibiotics for his “chest infection”.

His vital signs are as follows: Pulse 80/min, O2 sats 97% on room air, RR 16/min, BP 126/74, Temperature 38.40 C, GCS 15.

Physical examination is unremarkable.

Bloody cough

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