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Treating Rare Lung Diseases with Patrick Flume, MD
Episode 2614th June 2022 • Advance with MUSC Health • MUSC Health
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A lingering cough, fatigue and fever that does not improve with antibiotics can all be symptoms of a rare lung disease caused by a common bacteria called mycobacteria. Dr. Patrick Flume, a pulmonologist and director of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center at MUSC Health, is an expert on this condition called nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease, or NTM disease. In this episode, he explains why some people are at risk of developing it and the specialized care offered to these patients at MUSC Health.