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CASE REPORT
Large pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm in a patient with Behçet’s disease treated with an Amplatzer vascular plug
  1. Miguel Agustin Pardinas Gutierrez and
  2. Jorge Luis Cabrera
  1. Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Miguel Agustin Pardinas Gutierrez, miguel.pardinasguti{at}jhsmiami.org

Abstract

This is the case of a 33-year-old man with Behçet’s disease who presented with recurrent haemoptysis and a rapidly expanding right pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm. Due to the significant risk of major bleeding and death, he was promptly treated with an Amplatzer vascular plug.

  • adult intensive care
  • radiology
  • respiratory medicine
  • vasculitis
  • vascular surgery
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  • Contributors Both authors listed contributed equally to the work of this case report. Both were involved in the management of this patient. MAPG wrote the main template, researched previous similar publications to include in the case report. JLC, attending on the case, contributed to the evaluation of the written manuscript, corrections, accuracy of the written case and the idea of writing the case report itself. Figures shown were chosen by both authors.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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