Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 6, Number 12, December 2015, pages 544-546

Patient With COPD-Asthma Overlap Detected by Sputum Eosinophilia


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Axial CT image that shows areas with decreased attenuation and emphysema (A) and finally thickening of the septa (B).
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Induced sputum smear showing numerous eosinophils (May-Grunwald, Giemsa stain, original magnification × 400).


Table 1. Pulmonary Lung Functions Test
FEV1 pre2.1174
FEV1 post2.3486
FVC pre4.09105
FVC post4.09105
DLCO corrected29