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Haemoptysis as the sole presenting symptom of dissection of the aorta.
  1. A S Guidetti,
  2. A Pik,
  3. A Peer,
  4. S Shikiar,
  5. D Ben-Yaakov
  1. Department of Internal Medicine D, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Zerifin, Israel.


    A 75 year old man who had had haemoptysis for 24 hours was found to have his left lower lobe compressed by a dissection of the aorta, which was otherwise symptomless.

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