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Vol 88, No 5 (2020)
Case report
Published online: 2020-10-24
Submitted: 2020-04-10
Accepted: 2020-05-17
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Massive hemoptysis due to anastomosis between the left phrenic artery and pulmonary arteries/veins

Jolita Palacionyte, Vilma Hofertiene, Kristina Bieksiene, Skaidrius Miliauskas
DOI: 10.5603/ARM.a2020.0136
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Pubmed: 33169820
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Adv Respir Med 2020;88(5):458-461.

open access

Vol 88, No 5 (2020)
CASE REPORTS
Published online: 2020-10-24
Submitted: 2020-04-10
Accepted: 2020-05-17

Abstract

Massive hemoptysis is a serious medical condition or emergency which needs immediate treatment. It typically appears in the bronchial arteries and can be caused by a wide range of pulmonary diseases. This report is based on a very rare case of a patient bleeding from an anastomosis between the left phrenic artery and pulmonary arteries/veins. In this case, the chest computed tomography had detected changes which required doctors to perform a successful embolization.

Abstract

Massive hemoptysis is a serious medical condition or emergency which needs immediate treatment. It typically appears in the bronchial arteries and can be caused by a wide range of pulmonary diseases. This report is based on a very rare case of a patient bleeding from an anastomosis between the left phrenic artery and pulmonary arteries/veins. In this case, the chest computed tomography had detected changes which required doctors to perform a successful embolization.

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Keywords

hemoptysis; phrenic artery; pulmonary artery; anastomosis; embolization

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Title

Massive hemoptysis due to anastomosis between the left phrenic artery and pulmonary arteries/veins

Journal

Advances in Respiratory Medicine

Issue

Vol 88, No 5 (2020)

Article type

Case report

Pages

458-461

Published online

2020-10-24

DOI

10.5603/ARM.a2020.0136

Pubmed

33169820

Bibliographic record

Adv Respir Med 2020;88(5):458-461.

Keywords

hemoptysis
phrenic artery
pulmonary artery
anastomosis
embolization

Authors

Jolita Palacionyte
Vilma Hofertiene
Kristina Bieksiene
Skaidrius Miliauskas

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