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Pulmonary Artery Pseudoaneurysm: Mimicking a Lung Mass

Bhagawati Lal Kumhar

Keywords : Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumours, Benign, Pedunculated, Coblation

Citation Information : Kumhar BL. Pulmonary Artery Pseudoaneurysm: Mimicking a Lung Mass. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 2020; 62 (2):65-68.

DOI: 10.5005/ijcdas-62-2-65

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 07-11-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Pulmonary artery pseudoaneurysms are an uncommon pulmonary pathology; but associated with high mortality. Untreated lesions can enlarge, rupture or lead to exsanguination and death. Pseudoaneurysms are either idiopathic or may be caused by tuberculosis, fungal infection, penetrating trauma, blunt trauma, bacterial endocarditis, catheterisation of either pulmonary artery or right heart.

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