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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We report a young patient of treated pulmonary tuberculosis who had recurrent hemoptysis. Recebido a 02 de novembro de ; Aceite a 11 de dezembro de Journal Aeurisma Indian Heart J v. He underwent CT pulmonary angiogram for evaluation of the cause of hemoptysis, which revealed three large Rasmussen’s aneurysms arising from the branches of right pulmonary artery Fig.

They may in fact have been more common prior to the use of antibiotics. Complete occlusion of aneurysms by coils marked by arrows as seen in a 3D virtually rendered image and b maximum intensity transverse section projection of repeat CT pulmonary angiogram.

Rasmussen’s aneurysm

Hemoptysis in such a patient can result from a number of etiologies like tubercular reactivation, bronchiectasis, aspergiloma and vascular complications like hypervascularity from bronchial arteries, arteriovenous fistula formation, pseudoaneurysms, etc. Hemoptysis as a sequelae of past tubercular infection of lungs is a known occurrence.

Can CT replace bron- choscopy in the detection of the site and cause of bleeding in patients with large or massive hemoptysis? Case 2 Case 2. After tracheal intubation and successful cardiopul- monary resuscitation she was admitted to an intensive care unit.


Historically, pulmonary artery aneurysms were believed to be a common cause of hemoptysis or coughing up blood in tuberculosis. Other types of articles such as reviews, editorials, special articles, clinical reports, and letters to the Editor are also published in the Journal. Many commercially available substances including embospheres, coils, glue, gel foam, detachable balloons, stent grafts, etc. Life-threatening hemoptysis is a medical emergency defined as the expectoration of over ml blood in a h period.

For the other aneurysm in our case, as there was a long feeding pulmonary artery branch, it could easily be occluded using the common Hilal coil Cook Medical without touching the Rasmussen’s aneurysms.

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Pseudoaneurisma da artéria pulmonar: uma lesão vascular rara após cateterismo cardíaco direito

Rasmussen’s aneurysm Rasmussen aneurysms Rasmussen’s razmussen. CiteScore measures average citations received per document published. Log in Sign up. Discussion Hemoptysis is a known complication of active or old burnt-out pulmonary tuberculosis. This article about a medical condition affecting the circulatory system is a stub.

Conclusions Rasmussen’s aneurysm is a rare and often missed cause of hemoptysis in patients with tubercular lung cavities. Radmussen embolization of Rasmussen’s aneurysm for severe hemoptysis. Rasmussen’s aneurysm is a rare and often missed cause of hemoptysis in patients with tubercular lung cavities.

It is a monthly Journal that publishes a total of 12 issues, which contain these types of articles to different extents. Although a rare complication, pulmonary artery pseudoa- neurysms are associated with high morbidity and mortality, and should not be missed.


Rasmussen’s aneurysm – Wikipedia

Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Known risk factors include fema- le and older more than 60 years old patients, steroid use and hypothermia 5.

This is then gradually replaced by fibrin, resulting in thinning of the arterial wall, pseudoaneurysm formation, and subsequent rupture with hemorrhage. BMC Res Notes, 8pp. Check for errors and try again. A weakening of the pulmonary artery wall from adjacent cavitary tuberculosis anuerisma the cause of this condition: One large Rasmussen’s aneurysm, which was arising from the anterior division of the inferior branch aneruisma right pulmonary artery, was selectively cannulated using a MicroFerret catheter Cook Medical, Denmark.

Tuberculosis, pyogenic bacteria or fungi can cause PAPs. 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. Some adjacent bronchi had their lumina filled with content, presu- mably blood.

Massive hemoptysis in them is often secondary to a vascular complication. The Journal is published both in Spanish and English. Multiplane reformatted rasmussn Fig. B CT volumetric reconstruction 3D or volume rendering confirming Rasmussen’s aneurysm arrow. Vascular diseases Tuberculosis Circulatory disease stubs. Bronchial artery embolization using various substances like gel foam, PVA embolization particles, coils, etc.