Hemoptisis amenazante secundaria a aneurisma de Rasmussen en paciente VIH Rasmussen’s aneurysm is an uncommon severe complication of pulmonary. Rasmussen aneurysm (not to be confused with Rasmussen encephalitis) is an uncommon complication of pulmonary tuberculosis and represents a pulmonary . [en] The authors report a case of an year-old boy with a Rasmussen Aneurisma de Rasmussen – relato de um caso em crianca e revisao da literatura.

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Rasmussen’s aneurysm: A rare and forgotten cause of hemoptysis

His right pulmonary artery was selectively cannulated via right femoral venous approach. SRJ is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. Quartey B, Jessie E. Although a rare pathology, pulmonary artery pseudoa- neurysms can have distinct etiologies, namely iatrogenic lesions.

He, however, continued to have recurrent hemoptysis and was referred to us for evaluation and management. Rasmussen’s aneurysm is a rare and often missed cause of hemoptysis in patients with tubercular lung cavities. Articles Cases Courses Quiz. In addition to emphysema phenotype chronic obstructive lung disease and hepatitis C-related liver cirrhosis, he had had multiple lung infections caused by unusual pathogens Pneumocystis jiroveciinon-tuberculous mycobacteria, semi-invasive aspergillosis, etc.


Chest,pp. The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two receding years. Pulmonary neoplastic lesions, either primary or more rarely secondary, can erode an arterial wall leading to a PAP formation. When secondary to tuber- culosis, they are called Rasmussen aneurysms, usually found in the upper lobes.

Rasmussen’s aneurysm: A rare and forgotten cause of hemoptysis

You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. Pulmonary artery aneurysms are rare.

Please cite this article as: Endovascular treat- ment of PA pseudoaneurysm caused by Swan-Ganz catheter. Edit article Share article View revision history. However, in view of their tendency to rupture, glue is considered preferable.

Rasmussen’s aneurysm

Acute Med, 11pp. Recebido a 02 aneuriisma novembro de ; Aceite a 11 de dezembro de Rasmussen’s aneurysm, if present, can be another treatable cause of hemoptysis in such patients. Immediate transcatheter embolization of Swan-Ganz catheter-induced pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm.

Translators working for the Journal are in charge of the corresponding translations. Computer tomography angiography showed a pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysm in the posterior basal segmental branch of the left lower lobe.

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Rasmussen aneurysm not to be confused with Rasmussen encephalitis is an uncommon complication of pulmonary tuberculosis and represents a pulmonary artery aneurysm adjacent or within a tuberculous cavity.


Abstract Hemoptysis as a sequelae of past tubercular infection of lungs is a known occurrence. A rare source qneurisma bleeding in such a patient is from Rasmussen’s aneurysm arising from the pulmonary arteries.

Rasmussen’s aneurysms, one large arising from anterior division and two smaller marked ee arrows arising from posterior division of right rqsmussen pulmonary artery as seen in a 3D virtually rendered image and b and c maximum intensity projections of CT pulmonary angiogram. False aneurysm of the pulmonary artery induced by a Swan-Ganz catheter: The Journal is published both in Spanish and English.

Historically, pulmonary artery aneurysms were believed to be a common cause of hemoptysis or coughing up blood in tuberculosis.

Como andurisma este artigo. Etiology, presentation, diagnosis, and treatment. Sem tratamento, os pseudoaneurismas podem aumentar ou sofrer ruptura. A weakening of the pulmonary artery wall from adjacent cavitary tuberculosis is the cause of this condition: No dilation of the bronchial arteries or extravasation of contrast medium from these vessels was observed. Therefore, the submission of manuscripts written in either Spanish or English is welcome.