Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm Thrombosis with Combined Pulmonary Fibrosis and Emphysema: A Case ReportCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Mitali Bharat Agrawal,
Tutor, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Room no.12, College bldg,
Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College & General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai-400022, India.
We report a rare case of Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm (PAA) thrombosis with Combined Pulmonary Fibrosis and Emphysema (CPFE) with pulmonary hypertension. A 75-year-old male presented with haemoptysis, dyspnoea, clubbing and bilateral fine end inspiratory rales on examination. He was diagnosed to have PAA thrombosis with CPFE on the basis of computed tomographical angiography and high resolution computed tomography. He was then managed conservatively with pirfenidone for the interstitial lung disease.
Dyspnoea, Haemoptysis, Pulmonary hypertension
Mitali Bharat Agrawal, Nilkant Tukaram Awad. PULMONARY ARTERY ANEURYSM THROMBOSIS WITH COMBINED PULMONARY FIBROSIS AND EMPHYSEMA: A CASE REPORT. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2016 May [cited: 2018 Jul 20 ]; 10:OD07-OD08. Available from
Date of Submission: Dec 26, 2015
Date of Peer Review: Jan 29, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Feb 10, 2016
Date of Publishing: May 01, 2016
Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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