Hemoptysis as a Rare Presentation of Thoracic Aorta Aneurysm

Document Type : Case Report


1 Residency of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

2 Pulmonologist, Lung Disease Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

3 Pulmonologist, Lung Diseases Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran


Hemoptysis is the rarest presentation of thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA).This critical condition is one of the life-threatening medical emergencies. Even with prompt approaches, TAA can have highly terrible outcomes.   Although TAA is an almost asymptomatic condition that is accidentally discovered, imaging with contrast is the most useful modality to diagnosis it.


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