Merzouk Fatimazahra*, Amal Elouarradi, Sara Oualim, Ilham Bensahi and Mohamed Sabry
Department of Cardiology, Mohammed VI University of Health Sciences, Cheick Khalifa Hospital, MoroccoFulltext PDF
Background: Pulmonary artery aneurysm is a rare but fatal complication of Idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension. There are no clear guidelines about its optimal management. Case Report: We report a 28-year-old male admitted to the hospital with hemoptysis. He had a suspicion of pulmonary arterial hypertension since the age of 14 years but he was lost to follow-up. The patient was diagnosed with pulmonary artery aneurysm due to idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension. The patient subsequently died one month later due to hemoptysis secondary to suspected rupture. Conclusion: The diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary hypertension is hard because of its non-specific nature. Early diagnosis and treatment can prevent complications.
Idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension; Pulmonary artery aneurysm; Rupture
Fatimazahra M, Elouarradi A, Oualim S, Bensahi I, Sabry M. Bilateral Pulmonary Artery Aneurysms with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Idiopathic. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2021; 6: 1970..