International Journal of Angiology

, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp 219–221 | Cite as

A giant unilateral pulmonary artery aneurysm: Case report

  • Veli Gökhan Cin
  • Faruk Özer
  • Ahmet Deveci
  • Savaş Yaşar
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Abstract

A 65-year-old man presented with a left-sided pulmonary artery aneurysm with a fusiform shape. He was considered to be inoperable. Pulmonary hypertension is common with right heart enlargement, as in the present case. Posttraumatic aneurysms have also been reported. Differential diagnosis must distinguish between these two conditions. If 2D echo and CT have failed to distinguish the condition then right heart catheterization and pulmonary angiography are the methods of choice.

Keywords

Public Health Hypertension Differential Diagnosis Pulmonary Artery Pulmonary Hypertension 

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© International College of Angiology, Inc 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Veli Gökhan Cin
    • 1
  • Faruk Özer
    • 1
  • Ahmet Deveci
    • 1
  • Savaş Yaşar
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Cardiology and PulmonologySelçuk University, School of MedicineKonyaTurkey

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