Thorax doi:10.1136/thoraxjnl-2012-203076
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An unusual case of haemoptysis

  1. Jonathan Daniel Myers1
  1. 1Respiratory Medicine, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, Cornwall, UK
  2. 2Department of Radiology, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, Cornwall, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Jovin John Mathew, Respiratory Medicine, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3LJ, UK; drjjmathew{at}
  • Received 14 December 2012
  • Accepted 17 December 2012
  • Published Online First 24 January 2013

An 18-year-old female subject with a history of decortication for right sided, postpneumonic pleural thickening presented with haemoptysis. A CT pulmonary angiogram showed marked hypoplasia of the right main, lobar and segmental pulmonary arteries, along with reduced volume of the right …

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