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Contributors CFH: performed the literature review and wrote the article drafts for review by senior clinicians. OMK: senior clinician in the case, identified the subject as a good case report, reviewed the article and made changes. LM: consultant respiratory physician, followed up the patient in clinic and provided valuable input for the finished article. JM: reviewed the article on multiple drafts and made changes. TH: reviewed the article and made changes, liaised with patient.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
Patient consent for publication Obtained.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.