Pulmonary Varix

Asayama, Jun; Shiguma, Rieko; Katsume, Hiroshi; Ijichi, Hamao
November 1984
Angiology;Nov1984, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p735
Academic Journal
Pulmonary varix is rare, only 53 cases having been reported. A brief review of the literature is given. Because its radiologic appearance may be indistinguishable from mediastinal or pulmonary lesions, pulmonary angiography is necessary to avoid exploratory thoracotomy, mediastinoscopy, and unnecessary antituberculous therapy.


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