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Signs and Symptoms of Chest Diseases: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Signs and Symptoms of Chest Disease |

A Rare Case of Hemoptysis Due to Pyogenic Granuloma in Lung

Shweta Kambali, MBBS; Mohd Kanjwal, MD; Shrinivas Kambali, MD
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St. Marys of Michigan, Saginaw, MI


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):1254A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.1367
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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.

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