Purpose: To evaluate a patient with dyspnea for features suggesting chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or asthma.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma may resemble each other clinically. They often can be distinguished by clinical findings but both can occur in the same patient.
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Objective: differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags
ICD-10: J44, J45,