haemoptysis


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he·mop·ty·sis

(hē-mop'ti-sis)
The spitting of blood derived from the lungs or bronchial tubes as a result of pulmonary or bronchial hemorrhage.
Synonym(s): haemoptysis.
[hemo- + G. ptysis, a spitting]

haemoptysis

Coughing up blood. This is most often an indication of BRONCHITIS or BRONCHIECTASIS or the result of a bout of heavy coughing but may also be caused by TUBERCULOSIS or, more probably nowadays, lung cancer.

he·mop·ty·sis

(hē-mop'ti-sis)
Spitting of blood derived from lungs or bronchial tubes as a result of pulmonary or bronchial hemorrhage.
Synonym(s): haemoptysis.
[hemo- + G. ptysis, a spitting]
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Cough (66.7%) and haemoptysis (83.3%) were the predominant symptoms of squamous cell carcinoma, while chest pain (50%) was the predominant symptom of adenocarcinoma.
Long-term effect of bronchial artery embolization in Korean patients with haemoptysis. Respirology.
Bigiarini et al., "Management of patients presenting with haemoptysis to a Tertiary Care Italian Emergency Department: the Florence Haemoptysis Score (FLHASc)," Internal and Emergency Medicine, 2017.
A thirty-three-year-old Indian gentleman presented with a two-week history of haemoptysis and a three-day history of fever, epigastric discomfort, nausea, and headache.
With the history of haemoptysis and pleuritic chest pain, computed tomography pulmonary angiogram (CTPA) was performed, and it did not show pulmonary embolism (PE).
A 47-year-old man was admitted to the ICU department for haemoptysis, asthenia, and acute kidney injury (AKI).
In April 2011, a 51-year-old man presented to his primary care physician with symptoms of a mild sore throat and haemoptysis. Antibiotics were commenced for a presumed bacterial infection.
The patient disclosed a two-year history of intermittent episodes of bronchitis and haemoptysis, which were treated with multiple courses of oral antibiotics.
Chan et al., "Bronchial artery embolisation can be equally safe and effective in the management of chronic recurrent haemoptysis," Hong Kong Medical Journal, vol.
They were divided into smear negative pulmonary tuberculosis defined as (any person who presented with productive cough for more than 2 weeks which may be accompanied by other respiratory symptoms like shortness of breathing, haemoptysis and constitutional like symptoms weight loss, fever, night sweats, fatigue radiographic abnormalities consistent with active pulmonary TB10 and sputum negative for acid-fast bacilli (AFB) by microscopy).