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An unusual case of Hughes-Stovin syndrome.
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PMID:  9648978     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In 1959 HUGHES and STOVIN described a syndrome consisting of multiple pulmonary aneurysms and peripheral venous thrombosis. Since that time several cases of the Hughes-Stovin syndrome have been published. We present the case of a 25 yr old man who, in addition to the classical symptoms, had multiple aneurysms of the bronchial arteries, which were the cause of severe haemoptysis. An aneurysm of the left hepatic artery was also detected. To our knowledge this is the first description of aneurysms of the bronchial arteries in Hughes-Stovin syndrome. Bleeding was successfully treated by double embolization of bronchial arteries via transfemoral catheter.
S Herb; M Hetzel; J Hetzel; J Friedrich; J Weber
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The European respiratory journal     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0903-1936     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. Respir. J.     Publication Date:  1998 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-09-01     Completed Date:  1998-09-01     Revised Date:  2013-05-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8803460     Medline TA:  Eur Respir J     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1191-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dept of Internal Medicine II, University of Ulm, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / complications*,  diagnosis
Angiography, Digital Subtraction
Bronchial Arteries*
Hemoptysis / etiology*
Hepatic Artery*
Pulmonary Artery*
Thrombophlebitis / complications*

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