SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Signs and Symptoms of Chest Disease
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Introduction: Hemoptysis is expectoration of blood which can vary between minimal blood streaking of the sputum to massive hemoptysis.1 2 Common causes for hemoptysis are acute bronchitis, bronchiectasis, neoplasm, infection, coagulopathy, iatrogenic, autoimmune conditions and pulmonary embolism. In about 30% of the cases it can be cryptogenic in nature.3 We present a rare case of hemoptysis secondary to pyogenic granuloma in the lung.