Reccurent Hemoptysis as the Presenting Symptom in a Case with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Naoki Hamada, Nobutaka Nakashima, Sinichi Ozaki

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Abstract

A 65-year-old-man, who had been diagnosed as having idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, presented with chronic productive cough and reccurent episode of infection. He developed hemosputum and hemoptysis, and was treated with bronchial arterial embolization repeatedly. This is the first report of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis accompanying reccurent hemoptysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)690-691
Number of pages2
JournalJapanese Journal of Chest Diseases
Volume58
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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