TitleMassive Hemoptysis from Thoracic Actinomycosis Successfully Treated by Embolization
AuthorsHamer D. H., Schwab L. E., Gray R.
PublicationChest. 1992 May; 101(5):1442-3.
AbstractMassive hemoptysis, a rare complication of pulmonary actinomycosis, is generally treated surgically. We describe a patient with massive hemoptysis due to pulmonary actinomycosis who was treated successfully by means of selective bronchial artery embolization. The role of BAE is discussed.