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Hemoptysis resulting from unilateral pulmonary artery agenesis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12118778     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Unilateral pulmonary artery agenesis is a rare congenital anomaly often associated with other cardiovascular abnormalities. It is usually diagnosed and surgically treated in childhood. Subjects without associated cardiac anomalies (isolated unilateral pulmonary artery agenesis) may be asymptomatic or have recurrent respiratory infections. We report a case of left pulmonary artery agenesis in a 35-year-old man complicated by hemoptysis and treated by pneumonectomy. Physicians should be aware of unilateral pulmonary artery agenesis presenting later in life as a source of chronic respiratory symptomatology or hemoptysis.
Authors:
Essam Farghly; Michael Bousamra
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  74     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2002 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-07-16     Completed Date:  2002-08-02     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  255-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Kentucky, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Collateral Circulation
Embolization, Therapeutic
Hemoptysis / etiology*,  therapy
Humans
Male
Pulmonary Artery / abnormalities*
Pulmonary Circulation
Recurrence
Respiratory Tract Infections / etiology

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