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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 133-135

A case of bronchial artery aneurysm causing hemoptysis - A rare case report

1 Departments of Respiratory Medicine, Apollo Main Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Sundaram Medical Foundation, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Ria Lawrence
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Apollo Main Hospital, Greams Lane, Chennai - 600 006, Tamil Nadu
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/japt.japt_15_21

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Hemoptysis is one common presenting complaint in respiratory clinics. Bronchial artery aneurysm is one of the rare causes of hemoptysis. Here, we present a case of a 64-year-old male, asthmatic, and hypertensive with a previous history of tuberculosis presented with hemoptysis. On bronchial angiogram, he was found to have a right bronchial artery aneurysm which was treated with bronchial artery coiling.

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