TITLE

Hemoptysis caused by erosion of thoracic aortic aneurysm

AUTHOR(S)
Sun, Dongmei; Mehta, Sanjay
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/9/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE186
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case of a 68-year-old woman with a five-month history of dry cough and intermittent fever. She had intermittent retrosternal chest pain radiating to her back and had coughed about 5 mL of blood on two occasions. It states that the patient looks well and her blood pressure was equal bilaterally on examination and had a type 2 diabetes. It notes that a computed tomography scan of chest shows a thoracic aortic aneurysm and hemoptysis has been reported.
ACCESSION #
48490557

 

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