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Hemoptysis Due to a Mycotic Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm in an Injecting Drug User.
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PMID:  23250844     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Infected aneurysms of the pulmonary artery are a rare consequence of injected drug use. Hemoptysis of pulmonary arterial origin is also infrequent; however, the mortality is as high as 50%. We report here a case of hemoptysis in an intravenous drug user, caused by a pulmonary artery aneurysm due to septic microemboli, originating from a groin abscess. We highlight the importance of recognizing and treating thromboembolic complications associated with deep venous thrombosis in injecting drug users.
Authors:
Vasilios Papaioannou; Dimitrios Mikroulis; Ioannis Chrysafis; Stelios Fotakis; Ioannis Pneumatikos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1439-1902     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903387     Medline TA:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
Affiliation:
Intensive Care Unit, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece.
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