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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 24, Issue 8, pp 592–593 | Cite as

Bronchial artery aneurysm in hyperimmunoglobulinemia E syndrome

  • B. Connolly
  • D. Manson
  • S. Khattak
  • P. Burrows
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Abstract

A 2-year-old girl presented with a large right middle lobe cavitating lesion, complicated by life-threatening hemoptysis secondary to hyperimmunoglobulinemia E (hyper IgE) sundrome (Job's syndrome). This proved to be a bronchial artery pseudoaneurysm which was successfully embolized.

Keywords

Public Health Artery Aneurysm Middle Lobe Bronchial Artery Artery Pseudoaneurysm 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Connolly
    • 1
  • D. Manson
    • 1
  • S. Khattak
    • 1
  • P. Burrows
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic ImagingThe Hospital for Sick ChildrenTorontoCanada

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