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Fatal Massive Hemoptysis Secondary to Intralobar Sequestration FREE TO VIEW

Eben M. Rubin; Hernando Garcia; Michael D. Horowitz; Jorge J. Guerra, Jr.
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From the Divisions of Pulmonary Disease, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, and Diagnostic Radiology, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami

Chest. 1994;106(3):954-955. doi:10.1378/chest.106.3.954
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We report the case of a 29-year-old woman who died of massive hemoptysis due to hemorrhage from an intralobar pulmonary sequestration into the tracheobronchial tree. The sequestration had been diagnosed in childhood but had been managed nonoperatively. This case emphasizes the need for early surgical treatment of pulmonary sequestration.




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